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Study: Humans, not bots, to blame for spreading false news stories on Twitter
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
According to a new study by three MIT researchers in the academic journal Science, lies spread faster and deeper than truth on Twitter. In addition, humans -- not bots -- bear the blame for the spread of false news stories. Soroush Vosoughi, a postdoctoral associate at the MIT Media Lab, speaks to CBSN about why humans are sharing so many falsehoods. read more


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