It’s True: False News Speads Faster and Wider. And Humans Are to Blame. by STEVE LOHR


By STEVE LOHR

False claims posted on Twitter were 70 percent more likely to be shared than the truth, researchers at M.I.T. found. And people appear to prefer false news.

Published: March 7, 2018 at 02:00PM

from NYT Technology https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/08/technology/twitter-fake-news-research.html?partner=IFTTT
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