Sinan Aral https://tedxcern.web.cern.ch/ en Don’t blame bots, fake news is spread by humans https://tedxcern.web.cern.ch/node/613 <span>Don’t blame bots, fake news is spread by humans</span> <div class="field field--name-field-embedded-video field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field--item"><p><iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ah9H4-QSBLo" width="560"></iframe></p> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/users/nikolaos-papoutsis" lang="" about="/users/nikolaos-papoutsis" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">npapouts</a></span> <span>Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:03</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Fake news does not only disrupt society but also economy and the deep roots of democracy. Sometimes, their impact can even be measured in terms of people killed by the misinformation that it’s spread around.</p> <p>Sinan Aral, a scientist, entrepreneur and investor with a PhD in IT economics, applied econometrics and statistics, has run some of the largest randomised experiments in digital social networks like Facebook and Twitter to measure the impact of persuasive messages and peer influence on our economy, our society and our public health.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-event field--type-entity-reference field--label-inline"> <div class="field--label"><b>Event</b></div> <div class="field--item"><a href="/event/2018" hreflang="en">2018</a></div> </div> <section> </section> Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:03:54 +0000 npapouts 613 at https://tedxcern.web.cern.ch https://tedxcern.web.cern.ch/node/613#comments