Misinformation Propagation in the Age of Twitter

TitleMisinformation Propagation in the Age of Twitter
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsJin, F., W. Wang, L. Zhao, E. Dougherty, Y. Cao, C. - T. Lu, and N. Ramakrishnan
JournalCOMPUTER
Volume47
Issue12
Pagination90-94
Date Published12/2014
ISSN0018-9162
Abstract

{A quantitative analysis of tweets during the Ebola crisis reveals that lies, half-truths, and rumors can spread just like true news.}