“Viruses, Memes, and Good Practices: Competition between Propagations”, Dominique Boullier (Sciences Po, France)

At the advent of a viral crisis, it is not the only the virus that spreads unchecked through a population. Each society develops a ‘viral’ potential too: fake news, social media crazes, and so on all propagate a breakneck speed through the public sphere in such as way that they can confidently be described as viruses.

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