Social Media Lies Travel Fast

Mal Fletcher on BBC Radio

Wednesday 14 March 2018

A new study from MIT says that social media lies travel up to six times faster than truth and that a lie is 70% more likely to be shared on Twitter than the truth. 
What does this mean to our trust in what we see and hear?
Social futurist and commentator Mal Fletcher shares his views on what it all means for our use of social media, in this interview with the BBC's Sophie Law.

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