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Misinformation Can Spread Like Wildfire On Twitter
2014-03-19 05:40:39

Twitter can be enormously helpful during an emergency, but it can be just as detrimental when misinformation is rapidly spread during a crisis.

2009-08-06 19:10:09

People who see misinformation in historical films and then read accurate accounts are 50 percent more likely to recall the misinformation, U.S. researchers say. Andrew Butler, a psychology doctoral student at Washington University in St.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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