In this post-truth era, graphs are being used to skew data and spin narrative like never before. Especially with the velocity at which some of these topics spread across social media.
All it takes is a single graph from a less-than-reputable source, blasted out to a list of followers, to spread a false narrative around the world.
The data doesn’t even have to be bad–it could just be presented in a misleading way. I mean, there is a whole Wikipedia page, Reddit community, and hundreds of articles about how graphs can be used to misinform readers.Read More