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MIT researchers found a way to deter people from sharing COVID-19 conspiracies

10 Jul 2020

A new study suggests that periodically prompting users to think about news accuracy could help limit the sharing of misinformation.

A new study by researchers at MIT and the University of Regina found people are less likely to digitally share false stories about COVID-19 after they’ve been asked to evaluate the accuracy of another headline.


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