Fascinating WSJ article, and video about the use of twitter, but especially a) how twitter activity filtered out truth versus rumor after a Chilean earthquake, and b) the use of tweet dissemination patterns to uncover misinformation campaigns.
Category Archives: Podcast
Blog: Ask Professor Nick
Nicholas DiFonzo joins Dr. Drew to talk about his book “The Watercooler Effect” and how rumors are a fundamental phenomenon of social beings… listen…
Wednesday, 9/17/08. John Pemble hosts The Exchange. His guest is author Nicholas DiFonzo, author of the book, The Watercooler Effect. They discuss how rumors occur, why people believe them, and the big effects that rumors can have on society.
Interview with Joy Cardin, Friday, 9/12/2008, 6:00 AM, …easy to believe… tough to silence… After six, Joy Cardin and her guest takes a look at rumors… why we believe them… why we spread them… and how they affect our behavior.
Interview on the John Batchelor Show, Sunday September 7, 2008.
The Watercooler Effect, Interview on Word of Mouth, New Hampshire Public Radio, Monday September 8, 2008.
Connect With Karen Online on www.BlogTalkRadio.com/Karen-Ross Thursday, September 11 – 6 PM EST Join Karen as she interviews Nicholas DiFonzo, Psychologist author of: “The Watercooler Effect: A Psychologist Explores the Extraordinary Power of Rumors” Join the conversation by calling 914-338-1033 during the show All interviews are then replayed on www.ConnectWithKarenOnline.com