With An Election On The Horizon, Older Adults Get Help Spotting Fake News

2020-02-28T20:45:05+00:00

NPR Sam Gringlas February 26, 2020 NPR spoke with CSMaP affiliate Andy Guess about our Fake News study, which found older adults share misinformation at higher rates. Teaching digital literacy skills to seniors could help solve the problem, he said.

With An Election On The Horizon, Older Adults Get Help Spotting Fake News2020-02-28T20:45:05+00:00

These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It

2020-02-25T17:57:11+00:00

The New York Times Alina Tugend February 20, 2020 It's not just young folks who need to up their digital literacy game: This New York Times story about students learning to spot fake news cites a CSMaP study that found seniors tend to share more fake news than other groups.

These Students Are Learning About Fake News and How to Spot It2020-02-25T17:57:11+00:00

The uncomfortable truth about fake news

2020-02-25T15:27:04+00:00

The Financial Times Gillian Tett February 19, 2020 The Financial Times featured new research from CSMaP and Stanford's Program on Democracy and the Internet. Early findings show participants struggle to identify fake news — especially if it aligns with their politics.

The uncomfortable truth about fake news2020-02-25T15:27:04+00:00

Researchers finally get access to data on Facebook’s role in political discourse

2020-02-19T18:10:41+00:00

Science Jeffrey Mervis February 13, 2020 Facebook and Social Science One released a trove of data that could shed light on how users shared information — and misinformation — about politics. CSMaP Co-director Joshua Tucker told Science mag it's a "huge step forward" toward Facebook's goal of making information about its users available to researchers.

Researchers finally get access to data on Facebook’s role in political discourse2020-02-19T18:10:41+00:00

Americans Trust Local News. That Belief Is Being Exploited.

2019-10-31T21:34:17+00:00

The New York Times Brendan Nyhan October 31, 2019 The nature of the news misinformation problem may be changing. As consumers become more skeptical about the national news they encounter online, impostor local sites that promote ideological agendas are becoming more common...

Americans Trust Local News. That Belief Is Being Exploited.2019-10-31T21:34:17+00:00

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls

2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Washington Square News Akiva Thalheim October 14, 2019 The university has received approximately $12 million in funding to establish a new Center for Social Media and Politics, which will research topics like how social media affects political participation and the spread of disinformation....

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Old people are most likely to share fake news on Facebook. They’re also Facebook’s fastest-growing U.S. audience.

2019-10-10T04:44:18+00:00

Nieman Lab Laura Hazard Owen January 11, 2019 People over age 65 are most likely to share fake news. Elderly Americans were most likely to share fake news around the election, even after controlling for political affiliation and ideology...

Old people are most likely to share fake news on Facebook. They’re also Facebook’s fastest-growing U.S. audience.2019-10-10T04:44:18+00:00

Vooral ouderen verspreiden nepnieuws via Facebook

2019-10-10T04:55:38+00:00

NRC.nl Hendrik Spiering January 10, 2019 uist mensen die niet veel links delen op internet blijken grote verspreiders van nepnieuws. Mensen die heel veel delen op internet delen juist weinig nepnieuws. En ook: hoe ouder iemand is, hoe meer nepnieuws hij of zij verspreidt...

Vooral ouderen verspreiden nepnieuws via Facebook2019-10-10T04:55:38+00:00

Les seniors partagent plus facilement des infox sur Facebook que les autres Américains

2019-09-14T22:01:04+00:00

Le Monde Damien Leloup January 10, 2019 Une étude menée par trois chercheurs en science politique, publiée mercredi 9 janvier dans Science Advances, apporte un éclairage nouveau sur les personnes qui diffusent de fausses informations sur Facebook...

Les seniors partagent plus facilement des infox sur Facebook que les autres Américains2019-09-14T22:01:04+00:00

This article is more than 7 months old Older people more likely to share fake news on Facebook, study finds

2019-09-14T21:55:01+00:00

The Guardian Alex Hern January 10, 2019 Older people are almost four times more likely to have shared fake news on Facebook than the younger generation, according to research published in the journal Science...

This article is more than 7 months old Older people more likely to share fake news on Facebook, study finds2019-09-14T21:55:01+00:00