Confronting Disinformation Spreaders on Twitter Only Makes It Worse, MIT Scientists Say – Slashdot

It’s well known and well covered. It’s called the Backfire Effect. In short, when a person is presented with facts which contradict their beliefs, the person will dig in their heels and disregard the facts.

— Read on m.slashdot.org/story/385448

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