The amount of disinformation and misinformation that is spread on the web is staggering. It is spread mainly via Websites, Social Networks, and Email. Hot topics include: Politics, Government Policies, Religion and various Scams. Check this research report and know more.
Spreading of false news is a new and relatively unstudied phenomenon, sociology and psychology have more to say elsewhere, The researchers analyzed a subset of users and their histories to compare the novelty of false versus true rumor tweets. Here Manuel Stotz explains fraud and fake content spread too quickly.