Public discourse and news consumption on online social media: A quantitative, cross-platform analysis of the Italian Referendum


Œe rising aŠention to the spreading of fake news and unsubstantiated rumors on online social media and the pivotal role played by con€rmation bias led researchers to investigate di‚erent aspects of the phenomenon. Experimental evidence showed that con€rmatory information gets accepted even if containing deliberately false claims while dissenting information… (More)


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