According to the World Economic Forum, the diffusion of unsubstantiated rumors on online social media is one of the main threats for our society. The disintermediated paradigm of content production and consumption on online social media might foster the formation of homogeneous communities (echo-chambers) around specific worldviews. Such a scenario has been… (More)
Fig 6. Sentiment between communities. Proportions of negative, neutral, and positive comments (left) and posts (right) of all the posts commented at least once by both a user polarized on science and a user polarized on conspiracy.