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...
Demonetization of climate change misinformation on Youtube: a quick check on the implementation of Google Ads’ new policy
— 20 Dec 2021
Google announced that any content, including YouTube videos, that ‘contradicts well-established scientific consensus around the existence and causes of climate change’ would no...