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Expert organizations can be effective in correcting health misinformation on social media

Vraga, Emily (2017) Expert organizations can be effective in correcting health misinformation on social media. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (26 Oct 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

While social media can be a great source of information and insight, it is also awash with misinformation. How can social media users combat this? In new research which focuses on health information, Emily Vraga finds that single tweets by social media users are ineffective at correcting false information, but they can be effective if they are followed by a ...

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Sets: Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 16:51
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 16:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85435

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