Story Time : Why People Are Persuaded by Fake News

Caldwell Brown, Steven (2017) Story Time : Why People Are Persuaded by Fake News. Psychology Today, Sussex.

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Abstract

I heard a story about how not everything on the Internet is 100% accurate. You may have heard this story. But have you heard the one about the psychological reasons for why people tend to be swayed by incorrect or misleading information on the Internet?