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False tweets during Harvey, Irma under scrutiny by UB researchers

False Tweets under scrutiny

Advisory board member’s Jun Zhuang, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Janet Yang, associate professor in the Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences  have received a one-year, $175,735 National Science Foundation grant to study how misinformation spread and was squelched during hurricanes Harvey and Irma.