How Do We Fight Fake News? with Sander van der Linden

I had a chance to host a chat with the brilliant Sander van der Linden for this Facebook Live event through the University of Cambridge social media team, and we had a great audience with tons of questions. You can watch the full discussion here:

Here’s a Twitter thread where I included some of the links we talked about, if you’d like to check them out:

The research on pre-bunking to combat misinformation is both impressive and vitally needed in today’s social media landscape. You can read a little more about Sander’s work at the Social Decision Making Lab at Cambridge here.

Be sure to check out the Bad News Game and Harmony Square Game that Sander and his team worked on.


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