Misinformation and Disinformation Are Growing Threats on Social Media

Misinformation and Disinformation Are Growing Threats on Social Media

October 27, 2020 2:43 pm (EST)

Misinformation and Disinformation Are Growing Threats on Social Media
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Current political and economic issues succinctly explained.

What is misinformation? And disinformation? And how are they a growing threat on social media?

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