Watch VideoThings are already complicated and confusing during this pandemic. But throw in the influence of conspiracy theories, and it gets a whole lot messier.
"Our democracy cannot really.. Newsy - Published
· Vice reported Thursday on a video from April, showing a former Google employee named Zach Vorhies, detailing a campaign to send the "Plandemic" video viral.
· In the video, Vorhies said he ran the.. Business Insider - Published
· *Facebook is taking a harder line on misinformation related to coronavirus than it has on other health topics in the past.*
· *This decision may increase the pressure on the company to act more.. Business Insider - Published
· *A software startup that scraped billions of images from major web services — including Facebook, Google, and YouTube — is selling its tool to law enforcement agencies across the United.. Business Insider - Published
· Google has removed the Infowars Android app from its Play Store.
· According to WIRED, the move was prompted by Infowars founder Alex Jones disputing the need for social distancing, shelter in.. Business Insider - Published
The SXSW festival has announced its program for the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Special Events, Episodic Pilot Competition, and late addition Features for its 2020 film festival.
This.. The Wrap - Published
By Glenda Jakubowski*
In June 2013, Vladimir Putin stated that Russia must “break the Anglo-Saxon monopoly on global information streams.”1 By April 2014, Russia’s Internet Research Agency.. Eurasia Review - Published
Within minutes of news about his death in a Manhattan jail cell Saturday morning, theories spread with pestilential vigour. Was Jeffrey Epstein murdered? Accepting the premise without qualification,.. Eurasia Review - Published
Conspiracy theories have been radicalizing believers across the country, and finally, the FBI is connecting the dots between conspiracy theorists and real-world violence. According to a new report from.. Mashable - Published
The FBI determined that conspiracy theorists pose a very real domestic terrorism threat. That’s according to documentation reviewed by Yahoo News that have since been published online. The documents,.. Futurism - Published Also reported by •WorldNews
“The FBI assesses these conspiracy theories very likely will emerge, spread, and evolve in the modern information marketplace, occasionally driving both groups and individual extremists to carry out.. Mediaite - Published
On the one hand is the type of racism that is condemned by Democratic Party mouthpieces such as CNN in their 20 July 2019 “Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Ocasio-Cortez of calling Americans.. Eurasia Review - Published
· Reddit has taken action to restrict a wildly popular pro-Trump subreddit, r/The_Donald, for containing "rule-breaking behavior" and content in violation of the platform's policies.
· The subreddit.. Business Insider - Published
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Conspiracy theories, especially in the day and age of mass internet use, seem to be travelling further and further – and this week, it seems that an example of one of the.. One News Page Staff - Published