I came across this post at ProfHacker a while back about a new tool called Hoaxy. The tool allows you to visualize the spread of claims and fact checks online. Of course, the biggest potential use could be in visualizing the spread of fake news. The writer at ProfHacker quoted the FAQ on the website, Hoaxy […]
Sean Lawson is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah. His research focuses on the intersections of science, technology, and security with a special emphasis on cyber conflict. He is author of Nonlinear Science and Warfare: Chaos, Complexity, and the U.S. Military in the Information Age (Routledge, 2014). He is co-author with Marouf Hasian and Megan McFarlane of The Rhetorical Invention of America's National Security State (Lexington Press, 2015) You can follow Sean on Twitter @seanlawson or check out his homepage at www.seanlawson.net.