Cleaning Up Social Media: The Effect of Warning Labels on Likelihood of Sharing False News on Facebook

@article{Mena2019CleaningUS,
  title={Cleaning Up Social Media: The Effect of Warning Labels on Likelihood of Sharing False News on Facebook},
  author={Paula de Pando Mena},
  journal={Policy \& Internet},
  year={2019}
}
  • P. Mena
  • Published 1 June 2020
  • Business
  • Policy & Internet
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