Contemporary Disinformation

Contemporary Disinformation

Contemporary internet-based technologies have completely changed the information ecosystem, which is increasingly driven by digital platforms, algorithms, big data, machine learning and even artificial intelligence. This new ecosystem has created not only tremendous opportunities for democratization in terms of producing, accessing and sharing content, but also a fertile background for the emergence of disinformation 2.0. This is a new type of disinformation that, while exploiting our old cognitive shortcuts and biases in dealing with information, comes up with new formats, tools and dominant practices.

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