Get 20% Off Journals at

Introduction: Fake News, Science, and the Growing Multiplicity and Duplicity of Information Sources.

Annu Rev Public Health 2020 04;41:v-vii

Download full-text PDF

Source Listing
April 2020
Get 20% Off Journals at

Similar Publications

Fake news on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Science 2019 Jan;363(6425):374-378

Network Science Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA.

The spread of fake news on social media became a public concern in the United States after the 2016 presidential election. We examined exposure to and sharing of fake news by registered voters on Twitter and found that engagement with fake news sources was extremely concentrated. Only 1% of individuals accounted for 80% of fake news source exposures, and 0. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2019

FakeNewsNet: A Data Repository with News Content, Social Context, and Spatiotemporal Information for Studying Fake News on Social Media.

Big Data 2020 06;8(3):171-188

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA.

Social media has become a popular means for people to consume and share the news. At the same time, however, it has also enabled the wide dissemination of , that is, news with intentionally false information, causing significant negative effects on society. To mitigate this problem, the research of fake news detection has recently received a lot of attention. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
June 2020

Fake news, influencers and health-related professional participation on the Web: A pilot study on a social-network of people with Multiple Sclerosis.

Mult Scler Relat Disord 2018 Oct 31;25:175-178. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Ist Clinic of Neurology, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy.

Background: Over the last few decades, patients have increasingly been searching for health information on the Internet. This aspect of information seeking is important, especially for people affected by chronic pathologies and require lifelong treatment and management. These people are usually very well informed about the disease but are nonetheless vulnerable to hopes of being cured or saved, often amplified by misinformation, myths, legends, and therapies that are not always scientifically proven. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2018

Influence of fake news in Twitter during the 2016 US presidential election.

Nat Commun 2019 01 2;10(1). Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Levich Institute and Physics Department, City College of New York, New York, NY, 10031, USA.

The dynamics and influence of fake news on Twitter during the 2016 US presidential election remains to be clarified. Here, we use a dataset of 171 million tweets in the five months preceding the election day to identify 30 million tweets, from 2.2 million users, which contain a link to news outlets. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2019