Diffusion of disinformation: How social media users respond to fake news and why

@article{Tandoc2019DiffusionOD,
  title={Diffusion of disinformation: How social media users respond to fake news and why},
  author={Edson C. Tandoc and Darren Wen Liang Lim and Rich Ling},
  journal={Journalism},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={381 - 398}
}
This exploratory study seeks to understand the diffusion of disinformation by examining how social media users respond to fake news and why. Using a mixed-methods approach in an explanatory-sequential design, this study combines results from a national survey involving 2501 respondents with a series of in-depth interviews with 20 participants from the small but economically and technologically advanced nation of Singapore. This study finds that most social media users in Singapore just ignore… Expand

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