18 July 2023
Our latest Reflecting Ireland research shows 84% of us feel it is vital that we protect ourselves against misinformation, and 69% fear this is becoming harder with rapid developments in technology and artificial intelligence. Protect yourself against the harm caused by misinformation and disinformation by following these behavioural science based hints and tips.
The stories may change, but research shows the techniques behind misinformation and disinformation remain consistent. Use this framework as a checklist to help you spot the signs.
The DEPICT manipulation framework (*):
Misinformation and disinformation are only powerful when passed on. If in doubt about whether a story is genuine or if you think it is overly biased, don’t share it!
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