Everyday Sharing of

Misinformation on Private

Social Media

A Leverhulme Trust funded research project based at Loughborough University

How do people use private social media such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat or Apple Messages to discover and share information?

This project focuses on people’s everyday experiences, social contexts, and media diets to investigate how potentially misleading information spreads online.

Latest News

Project launched

On 1 March 2021 the Everyday Misinformation project officially began. Watch this space!

The Online Civic Culture Centre (O3C)

O3C at Loughborough University. Researching how social media are shaping civic culture. Established Feb 2018. Director: Professor Andrew Chadwick

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