A Systematic Review on Fake News Themes Reported in Literature [chapter]

Marlie Celliers, Marie Hattingh
2020 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this systematic literature review, a study of the factors involved in the spreading of fake news, have been provided. In this review, the root causes of the spreading of fake news are identified to reduce the encouraging of such false information. To combat the spreading of fake news on social media, the reasons behind the spreading of fake news must first be identified. Therefore, this literature review takes an early initiative to identify the possible reasons behind the spreading of fake
more » ... ews. The purpose of this literature review is to identify why individuals tend to share false information and to possibly help in detecting fake news before it spreads.
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-45002-1_19 fatcat:pegfgnsj5bfk7g2fanimm2a4xu