The semi-domestic threat of cat misinformation videos
Full Frontal host Samantha Bee speaks with Laura Edelson, current Ph.D. student and co-founder of Cybersecurity for Democracy, to address misinformation on social media, specifically regarding cat videos leading to articles containing false information.
"The best way to think about the kittens is as engagement bait," said Edelson. "You lure people in with cat videos, then that's when you start sprinkling in things that are misinformation... The most important thing we can do is have government-mandated transparency."