Last modified on February 14, 2022

Links to "misinformation"

Trust and Safety Engineering (Misinformation and Disinformation > Definitions)

misinformation: unintentionally inaccurate information


  1. deliberately false or misleading info
  2. info with the intent to deceive

political propaganda: information used to promote a particular political cause or point of view (could be misleading, but could be true)

"fake news": false news stories (not used by researchers anymore)