Why Do Social Media Users Share Misinformation?

@article{Chen2015WhyDS,
  title={Why Do Social Media Users Share Misinformation?},
  author={Xinran Chen and Sei-Ching Joanna Sin and Yin Leng Theng and Chei Sian Lee},
  journal={Proceedings of the 15th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries},
  year={2015}
}
Widespread misinformation on social media is a cause of concern. [] Key Result Women reported a higher prevalence of misinformation sharing. The implications for the design of social media applications and information literacy training were discussed.

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