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How timing could be the key to combatting misinformation online

Researchers looked at the effectiveness presenting participants with a fact-checking labels when reading headlines. Image: Unsplash/Glenn Carstens-Peters

Peter Dizikes

Writer, MIT News Office

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labels that came after false headlines were more effective at reducing people's misclassification of headlines. Image: PNAS

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