Wednesday, May 3, 2017

The Sock Puppet Paper...



"The first challenge is to understand the mechanisms by which conspiracy theories prosper; the second challenge is to understand how such theories might be undermined.

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Government agents (and their allies) might enter chat rooms, online social networks, or even real-space groups and attempt to undermine percolating conspiracy theories by raising doubts about their factual premises, causal logic or implications for political action."


https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1084585

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