New Ideas, Old Brain Quick Bit #7: The Spread of Fake News

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By Nick Hobson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Fake news is a problem. It's a problem on the internet. It’s a problem in our politics and public discourse. It’s a problem in ad campaigns. Generally, it’s a problem for society and the businesses or organizations that are involved, for better or worse, mostly mostly big tech and social media. So the question on everyone’s mind these days: How does fake news, or misinformation, spread so rapidly and so far?

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