How Fake News Goes Viral: A Case Study

Resource Author:  Sapna Maheshwari
Resource Date:  11/20/2016
Resource Name:  New York Times
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Eric Tucker, a 35-year-old co-founder of a marketing company in Austin, Tex., had just about 40 Twitter followers. But his recent tweet about paid protesters being bused to demonstrations against President-elect Donald J. Trump fueled a nationwide conspiracy theory — one that Mr. Trump joined in promoting.