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Visible Minorities Keen to Engage Online Despite Untruths

By Ranjit Bhaskar in Toronto, ON Despite disinformation spread online about “people like them”, visible minorities in Canada are more likely to believe that social…

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The Value of Truth in the Fake News Era

Sharing is a huge problem when it comes to disinformation. That saying “a lie gets halfway around the world before the truth can get its pants on,” is particularly true when it comes to disinformation online

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Twitter Trolls who Fabricated Hate over Québec Mosque Shooting may Return for Federal Election

We decided to examine the social media debates about the Québec mosque shooting, so we collected 18,533 tweets from Jan. 30 to Feb. 12, 2017, using the hashtags #QuebecShooting and #QuebecMosqueShooting

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