A Social Network (IMAGE) Tufts University Caption Misinformation can spread through a social network like a disease, while strongly held beliefs can prevent facts and evidence from spreading and taking hold Credit Martin Grandjean Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the creator. Adaptations must be shared under the same terms. License CC BY-SA Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.