Distinguished Scientist Dr. Jacob Shapiro and his Princeton colleagues have spent the summer digging further into the sort of misinformation appearing on social media feeds. Often these message have political intent, including much of what we are seeing related to COVID-19. This week Dr. Shapiro presented his team's findings on NBC News NOW as part of Ben Collins' piece on misinformation's potential role in the 2020 U.S. elections.
Could Coronavirus misinformation online impact the November election? According to researchers, about a quarter of all misinformation narratives have “very clear political motives”@oneunderscore__ has the story