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Fighting fake news: Decoding ‘fact-free’ world of WhatsApp

SAMARTH BANSAL
SAMARTH BANSAL
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Fighting fake news: Decoding ‘fact-free’ world of WhatsApp
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We collected data from over 2000 politics-focussed public WhatsApp groups in the run-up to 2018 December assembly elections to identify themes that get viral in India’s “fake news” ecosystem. We report three key findings in the Hindustan Times.

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