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This report by the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) analyzes the way in which Instagram’s new algorithm (put in place in August 2020) recommends misinformation to users via its “Explore” and “Suggested Posts” features.

According to The Markup, the labels used by Facebook meant to flag questionable or false information are not always adequate, which reflects the challenges that the social network faces in controlling the fake news circulating its platform.

In this article, a team of psychologists tries to explain why we sometimes share false information on the Internet.

This CSA report analyzes the mechanisms by which false information spreads on Twitter.

“Politicians and media institutions, beyond all reason, share the heavy responsibility of reducing citizens’ exposure to “the political question”. This tendency originates from the supposed (and gradually proven) aversion of […]

This study seeks to understand how political misinformation spreads. To do so, it is bases itself on the popular assumption that citizens are distrustful of the mainstream media. It then […]

The "crisis of conscience" of the American press was accentuated in 2005 with the "Judith Miller" affair, named after the New York Times journalist who was imprisoned for several months […]

On December 10, 2016, about a month after his election, Donald Trump used the term 'fake news' for the first time in one of his famous tweets. A few months […]

Petite histoire de la désinformation exposes, from Antiquity to the present day, desinformation operations and provides us with anecdotes that, from the Trojan horse to the Internet, from the Potemkin […]

As breaking news unfolds people increasingly rely on social media to stay abreast of the latest updates.

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