Recognise misinformation and verify before sharing: a reasoned action and information literacy perspective

  title={Recognise misinformation and verify before sharing: a reasoned action and information literacy perspective},
  author={M. Laeeq Khan and Ika Karlina Idris},
  journal={Behaviour \& Information Technology},
  pages={1194 - 1212}
ABSTRACT The menace of misinformation online has gained considerable media attention and plausible solutions for combatting misinformation have often been less than satisfactory. In an environment of ubiquitous online social sharing, we contend that it is the individuals that can play a major role in halting the spread of misinformation. We conducted a survey (n = 396) to illuminate the factors that predict (i) the perceived ability to recognise false information on social media, and (ii) the… Expand

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