Opinion formation

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Digital opinion leaders

Social media can influence the personal views and opinions of children and young people.
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Fact, fact, fake, fact

Social networks are great for spreading useful information but there’s a lot of false information out there, especially on such networks.
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Markus Beckedahl interview

Teachtoday talked with the net activist and blogger Markus Beckedahl about the impact of social media on opinion formation.
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The loud minority

Studies have shown that what people in social networks perceive to be a majority opinion is often nothing more than an illusion.
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Bot or not?

Social bots are computer programs masquerading in social networks as a real user. They post comments as if they were real people.
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