The spreading of misinformation online

 

The spreading of misinformation onlineMajor Findings Intro and Lit ReviewMethodsData CollectionPreliminaries and DefinitonsResults and DiscussionAnatomy of CascadesHomogenous ClustersThe Percolation Model

Major Findings

 

Intro and Lit Review

 

 

Methods

Data Collection

Preliminaries and Definitons

where is the fraction of "likes" a user gives to conspiracy-related content; hence, .

 

With user polarization they define the edge homogeneity, for any edge , between nodes and , as ...

With

 

Results and Discussion

Anatomy of Cascades

 

 

Homogenous Clusters

 

 

Notice that, although viral patterns related to distinct contents differ, homogeneity is clearly the driver of information diffusion. In other words, different contents generate different echo chambers, characterized by a high level of homogeneity inside them.

 

The Percolation Model

 

 

 

 

 


Notes by Matthew R. DeVerna