After High-Profile Deaths, Social Media Erupts in Conspiracies
Irina Raicu, Director of Internet Ethics, quoted in Voice of America.
“That really is drawing people’s attention to something that may not even be on their radar,” said Irina Raicu, director of the internet ethics program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. “And if what is trending is a conspiracy theory, then social media companies just played a part in amplifying that and pulling people in.”
Irina Raicu, Director of Internet Ethics, quoted in Voice of America. (AP Photo)