How to Beat Fake News? 'Vaccination' Could Be the Answer

To "inoculate" people against mis- and disinformation, researchers developed Harmony Square, an interactive game that asks players to learn about the dangers of fake news by creating their own. The idea is that exposing people to small amounts of misleading content in a controlled environment can help them recognize it when they see it in the wild, and a survey of players showed that those who finished the game were better overall at spotting falsehoods.

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