EurekAlert: Red-flagging misinformation could slow the spread of fake news on social media

EurekAlert: Red-flagging misinformation could slow the spread of fake news on social media. “A new study on the spread of disinformation reveals that pairing headlines with credibility alerts from fact-checkers, the public, news media and even AI, can reduce peoples’ intention to share. However, the effectiveness of these alerts varies with political orientation and gender. The good news for truth seekers? Official fact-checking sources are overwhelmingly trusted.”