The reasons we fall for fake news - EXPeditions

The reasons we fall for fake news

by Sander van der Linden
  • Key point 1
    When influential people broadcast and amplify fake news, it sticks in our minds.
  • Key point 2
    Our political worldview and desire to belong to a particular “tribe” may make us more receptive to misinformation.
  • Key point 3
    Thanks to the Internet, it’s never been easier to spread propaganda on a vast scale.