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noun as in false information

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Over the years, QAnon has demonstrated some of the dangers of letting misinformation flourish online.

Content from 10 websites spreading health misinformation received almost four times as many estimated views on Facebook as content from 10 reliable sources, such as the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

During the 2018 presidential election that brought Bolsonaro into office, WhatsApp became a platform for widespread misinformation, most of it favoring Bolsonaro, according to an analysis by the Guardian.

Consumers are becoming more and more aware of the dangers of misinformation and bias on the web.

In its own blog post, the lab focused on the AI tool’s potential to be weaponized as a mass producer of misinformation.

(Referenda tend to be expensive, rife with misinformation, and favorable to extreme positions).

Back then, mystery and misinformation were the coins of the realm.

We apologize for any misinformation that may have been shared with students.

In the eyes of Barmmy, distrust of the medical world runs deeper than misinformation alone.

But so much of the backlash against the Common Core is built on misinformation.

These statements are fairly good examples of the misinformation and erratic statements the “Emperor” gave the committee.

Here's a better idea: start intercepting the spy's communications and feed him and his masters misinformation.

Why so much misinformation about snakes exists is a mystery.

But this order, in consequence of some misinformation, did not correctly describe the situation of the ships.

The result is a most remarkable jumble of misinformation and fiction, with which Field plied Garland to the top of his bent.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misinformation, such as: falsity, misreport, misstatement, calumny, deception, and falsification.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.