Poynter: Here’s what the spread of misinformation on Twitter looks like

Poynter: Here’s what the spread of misinformation on Twitter looks like. “How much misinformation made the rounds on Twitter during the French presidential election last year? Possibly not a lot. That’s according to a study conducted by the Politoscope project at the Institute of Complex Systems of Paris Île-de-France, which analyzed the interaction between Twitter accounts. The report looked at 60 million exchanges from more than 2.4 million users by collecting data related to French politicians and political keywords in real time using an automated visualization platform.”

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