Unlike in 2016, there was no spike in misinformation this election cycle

Cyberwarriors and influence peddlers spread plausible misinformation as a cost-effective way to advance their cause Рor just to earn ad revenue. In the run-up to the 2016 elections, Facebook and Twitter performed poorly, amplifying a lot of misinformation. CSMR Faculty Director Paul Resnick writes in The Conversation that their performance looks much different in the 2018 cycle.

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