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QAnon spreads across globe, shadowing COVID-19

“Conspiracies are rooted in the idea that we're all being lied to by some greater authority or voice and QAnon perfectly ties into that”

Facebook removes hundreds of fake profiles

Social network says accounts tied to Turning Point USA sought to influence conversations by flooding news articles with comments

Covid vaccine falsehoods still thriving on Facebook and Instagram

Conspiracy theories and misinformation about the coronavirus vaccine are still spreading on Facebook and Instagram, more than a month after Facebook pledged it would take them down

America shaken after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol building

One person was shot dead at the Capitol and three others died in medical emergencies amid Washington unrest

Deutsche Bank joins companies cutting ties with Donald Trump

Bank had propped up Trump Organization for years despite being sued by president but acted after Capitol attack

Steve Bannon urged Facebook followers to 'Take Action' on eve of capitol riot

Bannon and other conspiracy theorists were able to get around Facebook's ban on "Stop the Steal" content with alarming ease

Facebook letting fake news spreaders profit, investigators claim

Social network allowing dangerous Covid theories to be shared, says Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Canada designates Proud Boys as terrorist organization

Move follows allegations that the rightwing group played a role in the mob attack on the US Capitol in January

Facebook’s ‘Supreme Court’ to receive new powers

The Oversight Board is expected to be able to review whether content still online breaks the tech giant’s community standards

Far-right misinformation received highest engagement on Facebook

Far-left sources were a distant second in earned engagement, according to the study

A few rightwing 'super-spreaders' fueled bulk of election falsehoods, study says

Tackling the most powerful social media accounts – such as Donald Trump’s – could be key to halting false narratives, researchers say