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A field guide to "fake news" and other information disorders

A field guide to "fake news" and other information disorders

This guide helps users investigate misleading and viral content, memes, and trolling practices online. Packed with data visualizations, this free manual highlights a series of research protocols, or “recipes,” which can be used to trace trolling practices—the ways false viral news and memes circulate online and the commercial underpinnings of problematic content....

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Sammy Chapman
Sammy Chapman (Staff)
1 year ago
This eBook has is very complex and has an advanced level of information which I think would be most useful to graduate students. The content could be useful for researchers looking for conceptual frame work to understand how information is transmitted through social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook. Some of the topics this manual looks at are how memes are used and trolls operate on social media platforms. This ebook is heavy on Infographics that are complex and sometimes not easy to follow from page to page. The download time for this pdf was four minutes. So the content would be useful to researches and advanced students there is definitely a steep learning curve for learning how to use this material