According to a new study by three MIT researchers in the academic journal Science, lies spread faster and deeper than truth on Twitter. In addition, humans — not bots — bear the blame for the spread of false news stories. Soroush Vosoughi, a postdoctoral associate at the MIT Media Lab, speaks to CBSN about why humans are sharing so many falsehoods.
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Study: Humans, not bots, to blame for spreading false news stories on Twitter