Case of the Phantom Microphone

Conspiracy theorists could have gotten away with fake Biden if not for these darn facts about optical illusions.

Michael Figueroa (He/Him)
The Shadow
Published in
4 min readMar 28, 2021

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Modified Screenshot by the News Literacy Project.

Complex psychological principles are often critical for understanding an individual’s susceptibility to believing fake news and misinformation they find on social media. What false information most people will interpret as…

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Michael Figueroa (He/Him)
The Shadow

Latinx tech & biz exec making solutions more accessible for mission-driven orgs. Fmr President, Advanced Cyber Security Center. linkedin.com/in/michaelfigueroa