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False news travels faster than true stories on Twitter

The Twitter application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017.   REUTERS/Thomas White

New research has found that humans are responsible for the rise of false news on Twitter, not bots. Image: REUTERS/Thomas White

Peter Dizikes
Writer, MIT News Office
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