The following essay is reproduced with permission from The conversationan online publication covering the latest research. Social networks are one of the main sources of information in the United States and across the world. Yet users are exposed to content of questionable accuracy, including conspiracy theories, click bait, hyperpartisan content,Read More →

David Beckham’s spokesperson has dismissed rumors that he and wife Victoria are set to divorce, calling it ‘fake news on social media’, after speculation that a looming dramatic announcement was imminent circulated on Twitter and Facebook for hours on Friday. Rumors accelerated when British bookmaker Paddy Power suddenly announced heRead More →