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Tully Warns Against Social Media Misinformation on Israel-Hamas Conflict


Melissa Tully, senior research fellow in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, spoke with KCRG-TV9, addressing the issue of misinformation on social media during the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. Tully highlighted the chaotic nature of the conflict and the risks associated with making political decisions based on misinformation. She also pointed out the role of algorithms in shaping social media content and its impact on Gen-Z and Millennial users who rely on social media for news. Tully encouraged individuals to verify information from reputable sources before reacting to distressing or graphic content on social media.

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