Research Insights: How Do Confirmation Frames Reduce Misinformation in Fact-Checking?

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Jun 2024
Confirmation frames lead to higher engagement rates than refutation frames across four countries. Confirmation frames are also associated with reduced negative emotions and affective polarization, which is vital for policy interventions targeting health misinformation and harmful speech. By reducing negative emotions and fostering positive ones, confirmation frames could contribute to a more constructive and less polarized online environment.