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    Researchers say this simple trick could stop the spread of misinformation on social media

    Psychology professor Lisa Fazio conducted a study to see if asking people to explain why a headline is true or false affected their intention of sharing it on social media. Read More

    Feb. 11, 2020

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    Facebook founding engineer Rothschild opens VandyHacks invention marathon

    Jeff Rothschild, vice chairman-elect of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust and Facebook's first vice president for infrastructure software, took the stage Friday night as the opening keynote speaker for the third annual VandyHacks. Read More

    Nov. 14, 2016

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    VUMC’s social media policy helps protect faculty, staff online

    Six years ago, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) established itself as a pioneer in health care social media when it became one of the first hospitals or health systems with a social media policy to guide its faculty and staff. Read More

    Feb. 4, 2016

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    QuickVU Trending: Get social, Vanderbilt

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Dec. 18, 2013

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    The year in review

    Take a look at our favorite images, most ReTweeted Tweets, most-liked Facebook posts, most-watched videos and more. Read More

    Dec. 17, 2013

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    Our favorite Facebook comments of the week: It’s about time

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Aug. 5, 2013

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    The week in images, April 5-12

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Apr. 12, 2013

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    Our favorite Tweets, Instagrams and Facebook posts: Vanderbilt Class of 2017

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Mar. 29, 2013

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    Our favorite Tweets and Facebook posts of the week: Vanderbilt’s economic impact on Tennessee

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Feb. 22, 2013

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    Our favorite Tweets and Facebook posts of the week, Feb. 8-15

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Feb. 15, 2013

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    Year in Review: Vanderbilt’s top stories, images, Tweets and shares of 2012

    The top news stories, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos and videos of the year. Read More

    Dec. 17, 2012

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    Our favorite Tweets and Facebook posts of the week, Dec. 7-14

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Dec. 15, 2012

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    Our favorite Facebook posts of the week, Nov. 16-23

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Nov. 23, 2012

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    VUCast: Stock Obsession

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Oct. 5, 2012

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    VUCast: Feeling the Heat?

    (Getty Images) The proliferation of false news stories is a big problem in social media, but there may be a very simple remedy, according to a new Vanderbilt University study published in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. Lisa Fazio (Vanderbilt University) For most people, clicking “share” happens… Read More

    Jun. 29, 2012