FightFakeNews: Developing and researching a fake news game

Johner, Robert, 2020

Art der Arbeit Master Thesis
Auftraggebende
Betreuende Dozierende Pimmer, Christoph
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There is a massive volume of data available nowadays, which is both interpreted and exchanged by peoples' every second. In theWeb 2.0 age, the dissemination of information touching thousands or even millions of individuals at the same time has become much simpler by the multiplier effects leading to wider spread of cases of misinformation. In addition to this, the recent surge of social media flooded the Internet with false fabricated information which are encountered daily. Moreover, young internet users tend to mistrust their skill to identify fake news online, which further increases the importance to develop resilience against fake news. False information can have a drastic and unpredictable effect on people's daily lives and even threatens democratic structures by eroding trust in public institutions....
Studiengang: Business Information Systems (Master)
Vertraulichkeit: öffentlich
Art der Arbeit
Master Thesis
Autorinnen und Autoren
Johner, Robert
Betreuende Dozierende
Pimmer, Christoph
Publikationsjahr
2020
Sprache der Arbeit
Englisch
Vertraulichkeit
öffentlich
Studiengang
Business Information Systems (Master)
Standort Studiengang
Olten