Why labels on misinformation aren't working
Up to half of users find them hostile and patronizing, new research shows
Hello and welcome to the final week of Platformer for the year. (As always, the posting schedule is here.) I’d say it just flew by, but for once a year dragged on interminably. Thanks, 2020!
I. The labels
Today, let’s talk about some new research with big implications for a hot topic in platform governance — whether labeling problematic posts is effectiv…