Are Emojis Flummoxing Factcheckers?: Inoculated Newsletter (27.10.2022)

Eva & Daiva @ The Inoculation

This week's news:

  1. The use of emojis makes moderating social media much more complicated, according to Popular Science.
  2. 50 European fact-checking organizations voted and agreed upon the mission and shape of an association that will govern a code of standards and represent Europe’s fact-checking community.
  3. Ahead of the midterm elections, the proliferation of alternative social media sites has helped cement false and misleading information as a defining feature of American politics, according to the New York Times.

🎁Bonus listen of the week:

We were Three, a new podcast about how Covid impacted one American family.

🔬Research of the week:

Linked in the dark: A network approach to understanding information flows within the Dutch Telegramsphere
Recent studies have shown that the stricter content moderation policies imposed by mainstream social networking sites (SNSs) stimulated the growth of low-moderated but relatively open discussion pl...

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