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How social media platforms could flatten the curve of dangerous misinformation.

How social media platforms could flatten the curve of dangerous misinformation.

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Facebook is piloting a circuit breaker to stop viral spread of posts... might staunch the flow of dangerous incitement and misinformation ...

America’s Frontline Doctors... pushed hydroxychloroquine ... Funded with dark money, promoted by influential accounts, advanced by algorithmic recommendations, and shared in large private Facebook groups... 20 million views in just 12 hours on Facebook alone before the platforms removed it ...

hoaxers strategically place content along algorithmic pathways that exploit anger and credulity...

platforms should implement anti-viral algorithms ... New York Stock Exchange ... circuit breakers ... pause trading ... give investors time ... make informed choices during ... volatility... friction in the digital platforms... limit the exponential amplification ... until human reviewers can determine whether the content violates platform policies or poses a risk ... where interactions are multiplying very fast ... roughly the top 0.01 percent of Facebook posts from public pages ...

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