How Fake News is Changing the World

Nov 17, 2020, 01:30 AM

It seems strange to think that an innocent like or share be so impactful or even dangerous but from global warming to medical advice, there's fake news about almost everything online. 'Fake News' is often a term used as a joke or as a political 'slur' but it really is having an impact on the way the world works, but how? Alex and Joe welcome back Cecilie Traberg, PhD psychology student at The University of Cambridge, onto The Deep Dive to explain to us how fake news is made with human psychology in mind, why can it be so dangerous and why we all need to be aware of the effect our online actions are having.

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