Last week I gave a talk on fake news at the Bath Digital Festival. In it I explored the idea that we might becoming more ignorant despite the fact it has never been easier to access knowledge. Fake news, the technology duopoly of Google and Facebook and the human condition all featured . . . here are the resources I mentioned and shared in the talk.
Here are the slides from the session . . .
And here is a playlist of the videos I shared.
- The book Post-Truth: How bullshit conquered the world
- How Russian operatives used Facebook and Twitter during the 2016 election
- Russian propaganda may have been shared hundreds of millions of times, new research says
- Most Americans Who See Fake News Believe It, New Survey Says
- How Teens In The Balkans Are Duping Trump Supporters With Fake News
- Internet Live Stats
- We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned
- Cognitive bias cheat sheet
- No. 1 Position in Google Gets 33% of Search Traffic [Study]
- How Long Do Users Stay on Web Pages?
- 6 in 10 of you will share this link without reading it, a new, depressing study says
- Facebook and Google predicted to make $106 billion from advertising in 2017, almost half of world’s digital ad spend
- 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer