CNET Queenie Wong August 25, 2021 Twitter blocked users from retweeting, liking and replying to some of former US President Donald Trump's tweets because the posts contained election misinformation, we found in a recent study that it didn't stop the politician's messages from spreading to other social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, or Reddit.
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USA Today Jessica Guynn August 26, 2021 Twitter blocked and labeled some of Donald Trump's claims of election fraud in the run-up and aftermath of the 2020 presidential election. The tweets spread on and off Twitter anyway according to our new research.
Popular Science Charlotte Hu August 25, 2021 Misinformation continues to resurface, despite efforts to limit the spread of it. Our Executive Director, Zeve Sanderson, weighs in on the topic with data found during our recent study of former president, Donald Trump tweets that were flagged by Twitter for containing election-related misinformation.
Tech Policy Press Justin Hendrix August 24, 2021 New research suggests that today’s platforms are divisive and we need to study the information ecosystem from higher vantage to look for more connections and effects across the various groups of actors, media and platforms that influence the public sphere. CSMaP researcher, Megan A. Brown talks about a recent paper we published that examines this topic.
Despite Warning Labels, Trump’s Election Misinformation Tweets Spread Widely Across Social Media Platforms, New Study Finds2021-09-13T18:37:08+00:00
The paper’s findings reveal how misinformation spreads across networks and point to need to improve content-moderation techniques.
Popular Science Charlotte Hu August 13, 2021 Platforms like Twitter may amplify engrained human behaviors, but a future filled with healthy discourse and productive conversations isn't impossible. Our Co-Director, Jonathan Nagler spoke with Popular Science about how news and information relating to politics has changed on social media over the years.
Popular Science Charlotte Hu July 30, 2021 Co-Director, Joshua Tucker, spoke with Popular Science about Instagram's new "sensitive content" blocking feature and the effects it will have on users and the content they see.
Pindograma Francisco Ricci July 21, 2021 CSMaP researcher, Kevin Aslett, and Co-Director, Joshua Tucker spoke with Pindograma about how Google searching for more information about a fake story actually increases the belief that it's true.
VICE David Gillbert July 16, 2021 Our Co-Director, Joshua Tucker, spoke with VICE about rampant conspiracy theories and people's ability to spot or identify fake news based on a study we conducted.
GovInsider Justin Tan July 12, 2021 GovInsider spoke to Professor Joshua Tucker, Co-Director of the Center for Social Media and Politics, New York University to understand how countries can prevent false information from derailing societies.