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Issue No. 12 - Dec. (2014 vol. 47)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 90-94
Fang Jin , Virginia Tech
Wei Wang , Virginia Tech
Liang Zhao , Virginia Tech
Edward Dougherty , Virginia Tech
Yang Cao , Virginia Tech
Chang-Tien Lu , Virginia Tech
Naren Ramakrishnan , Virginia Tech
ABSTRACT
A quantitative analysis of tweets during the Ebola crisis reveals that lies, half-truths, and rumors can spread just like true news.
INDEX TERMS
Twitter, Information discovery, Computational modeling, Information analysis, Data mining, Social network services, Diseases
CITATION

F. Jin et al., "Misinformation Propagation in the Age of Twitter," in Computer, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 90-94, 2014.
doi:10.1109/MC.2014.361
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