Viral Misinformation: The Role of Homophily and Polarization


The spreading of unsubstantiated rumors on online social networks (OSN) either unintentionally or intentionally (e.g., for political reasons or even trolling) can have serious consequences such as in the recent case of rumors about Ebola causing disruption to health-care workers. Here we show that indicators aimed at quantifying information consumption… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/2740908.2745939


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