Articles tagged with: Web platforms
Misinformation superspreaders are thriving on Musk-owned Twitter
— 22 Feb 2023
Key results 1. A study of 490 “misinformation superspreaders” (here defined as accounts that have repeatedly published popular tweets linking to known misinformation) shows tha...
Germany-based network of websites and Facebook accounts amplify clickbait content to monetize web traffic via Google AdSense and e-commerce
— 08 Sep 2022
SUMMARY This investigation, which took place between May and August 2022, shows that a network of German- and English-language Facebook pages are using the platform to build an onl...
Shedding light on LinkedIn’s enforcement of health misinformation policies: A pilot study
— 26 Apr 2022
Summary of findings The career- and business-oriented social media platform LinkedIn has been absent from the public conversation around the topic of health misinformation, as comp...
Following the misinformation URL trail to identify key spreaders: A case study on Twitter
— 15 Apr 2022
Introduction As social media platforms try to tackle the spread of misinformation, their first challenge is the reliable identification of which content breaches their misinformati...