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  • "Bufala"
    In Italian the word "bufala" means, not mamma buffalo, as in "mozzarella di bufala," but a "whopper" or, in today's jargon, fake news. No less than anywhere else, bufala whoppers are roaming through the news ranges of Italy.
  • According to Hoaxy, the brown dots represent misinformation in the Twittersphere network
    Facts & Stories
    Joelle Grosso(February 21, 2017)
    Italian professor Filippo Menczer is working with Indiana University Bloomington to launch a new program called "Hoaxy" which serves as a platform for tracking online misinformation.