New publication in the ACM Internet Measurement Conference, the leading venue on network and web measurement and analysis.
It presents the first systematic study on how #fakenews flows between online communities.
You can find a layman’s terms summary of the study here: http://hackingdistributed.com/2017/07/11/web-centipede/
“The Web Centipede: Understanding How Web Communities Influence Each Other Through the Lens of Mainstream and Alternative News Sources”
By Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, and Jeremy Blackburn.