Facebook’s war against one of the internet’s worst conspiracy sites

Facebook’s war against one of the internet’s worst conspiracy sites

It’s been a year since Facebook deleted the page for Natural News for violating the company’s rules about spam. This was a big deal for Natural News, a conspiracy site that had attracted nearly 3 million followers on its Facebook page. Then in May, Facebook…

Facebook to remove anti coronavirus vaccine conspiracy theories

Facebook to remove anti coronavirus vaccine conspiracy theories

Facebook has said it will remove false claims about new coronavirus vaccines after it was revealed that jabs could be rolled out next week. The social media site will remove disinformation – including claims that vaccines contain microchips or anything else not on the official…

How Trump’s conspiracy theories have inspired some supporters to boycott the Georgia runoffs

How Trump’s conspiracy theories have inspired some supporters to boycott the Georgia runoffs

President Donald Trump’s lies about election stealing have an unintended consequence: There are now members of his base who are pleading for Republicans not to vote in Georgia’s second round for two vital Senate seats. Democrats can take control of the US Senate if Reverend…

Conspiracy theories, explained

Conspiracy theories, explained

Eleanor’s dad loved science — or so she thought. Eleanor grew up listening to stories of the Apollo missions and audio clips from space expeditions. Every weekend, the two of them hopped on a train to downtown Philadelphia to visit the Franklin Institute, where they…

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