‘Talk About a Super Spreader’: Analysis Finds Online Election Misinformation Fell by 73% After Trump Barred

Jon Queally, staff writer

After Trump’s lies disappeared from Twitter and Facebook, the dissemination of falsehoods and the conversations based on them fell dramatically.

Jon Queally, staff writer
After Trump’s lies disappeared from Twitter and Facebook, the dissemination of falsehoods and the conversations based on them fell dramatically.
"The findings, from Jan. 9 through Friday," reports the Washington Post, "highlight how falsehoods flow across social media sites—reinforcing and amplifying each other—and offer an early indication of how concerted actions against misinformation can make a difference." (Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc)

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