Summarize the evolution of information by:
- Identifying different types of information sources.
- Defining types of information including disinformation.
- Explaining the history of disinformation.
To begin, we look at how information is created and spread throughout society. The quantity of online information is continually increasing, and it is becoming available in many different formats, leading to . In this chapter, we will cover the following important concepts:
- Information overload
A phenomenon consisting of three concepts: misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation. Together, they encompass the creation and sharing of false information, by individuals or artificial intelligence, for various purposes.