A study of 126,000 rumor threads showed that false stories are re-tweeted 200 times compared to true info which is shared only 10 times (Details here)

A study published by MIT, science.org , researchgate, etc as featurized by Yale student Lorenzo Flores : “Vosoughi, Roy, and Aral (2018) studied over 126,000 rumor threads on Twitter (consisting of an original tweet and its retweets), to see how true and false news spreads differently. Information shared in the original tweets were then classified … Continue reading A study of 126,000 rumor threads showed that false stories are re-tweeted 200 times compared to true info which is shared only 10 times (Details here)