Online Misinformation: Challenges and Future Directions

  title={Online Misinformation: Challenges and Future Directions},
  author={Miriam Fern{\'a}ndez and Harith Alani},
  journal={Companion Proceedings of the The Web Conference 2018},
Misinformation has become a common part of our digital media environments and it is compromising the ability of our societies to form informed opinions. It generates misperceptions, which have affected the decision making processes in many domains, including economy, health, environment, and elections, among others. Misinformation and its generation, propagation, impact, and management is being studied through a variety of lenses (computer science, social science, journalism, psychology, etc… 

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