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    20 April 2022

    Oxford Sparks

    Misinformation about the war in Ukraine – and countless other topics, such as the pandemic and climate change – spreads like wildfire online. It aims to confuse people, make them question their own knowledge, and ultimately raise suspicion and doubt. But how exactly does this misinformation spread, why is it so prevalent on social media, and what are the various platforms doing to help prevent it? Oxford Sparks chat to Dr Aliaksandr Herasimenka from the Oxford Internet Institute to find out.

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