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Dr. Filippo Menczer joins the show to discuss his recent study exploring the spread of fake news on social media websites, the difficulty of problematic bots, and how people can educate themselves against low-quality information.
Dr. Filippo Menczer is a professor of informatics and computer science at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing. He’s also the co-author of a paper exploring the virality of “low-quality information” or fake news. Click here to read more about the study.
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