Vaccinating People Against Fake News

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Let’s welcome Harmony Square’s newest Chief Disinformation Officer: you! Harmony Square is a gamified application of the disinformation inoculation theory. The theory supposes that exposing people to fake news tactics before they find them in the wild makes them better equipped to filter disinformation from the truth. Harmony Square lets you play around with disinformation tactics in a safe space by creating fake news that will divide the residents of Harmony Square. It seems to be working, as people who play the game are 20% better at pointing out fake tweets. Read full article here

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