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 10. Sentiment and Engagement. Average sentiment of polarized users as a function of the threshold θ, i.e., the engagement degree, intended as the number of likes a polarized user put in her own category.