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Will Facebook and Twitter be able to counter the tsunami of misinformation that could affect the election result? It is unlikely.
‘Prozac leaders’ believe their own rhetoric that “everything is going well”. But this wishful thinking can quickly contaminate organisations, and has been disastrous during the pandemic.
Research on conspiracy theories can help people become receptive to health. Work needs to happen now to counter related anti-vaccine narratives.
Social media helps reveal people’s racist views – So why don’t tech firms do more to stop hate speech?4 min read
The likes of Katie Hopkins may be slowly disappearing from social media sites but less extreme and obvious racism is still widespread.
Cardiff University’s news diary study during the pandemic found the public were confused about a number of issues and became more critical of the UK government.