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Shreya Sen-Handley | Unfriend social media, it is time to get ‘real’

It reduces interaction to likes and emojis, quantity, not quality, with little distinction made between genuine buds and pure acquaintances

01 Aug 2021 7:33 AM

Thanks to conspiracy theories, Australians are refusing to test for COVID-19

Health officials in southern state of Victoria pled with the public to get themselves tested and to ignore disinformation spreading online

03 Jul 2020 12:40 PM

Liberal billionaire George Soros the target of conspiracy theories over black protests

The Hungarian-American, who is Jewish, has also been the subject of anti-Semitic attacks and conspiracy theories for decades.

21 Jun 2020 9:41 PM

Bill Gates conspiracy theories viral in Africa

A Kenyan politician's false online post has added major fuel to the spread of misinformation regarding the American business magnate

28 May 2020 9:55 AM

YouTube, WhatsApp abound with conspiracy theories accusing Bill Gates of starting the virus outbreak

In recent months, 5G networks and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros have also been blamed for creating COVID-19

18 May 2020 10:09 PM

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Medics around the world face hostility over virus stigma

In countries like India, Egypt, Mexico and elsewhere, doctors and nurses are intimidated and treated like pariahs because of their work

16 May 2020 3:56 PM

Covid consipracy theory video ‘Plandemic’ viewed by millions before Facebook, YouTube can take it down

Its spread illustrates how easy it is to use social media as a megaphone for dubious content, and how difficult for platforms to remove it.

13 May 2020 7:51 PM

Trump supporters on Facebook spreading QAnon conspiracy theories kicked off social media platform

QAnon believes Trump is waging a secret campaign against the “deep state” and child sex trafficking run by satanic paedophiles and cannibals

06 May 2020 7:32 PM

Fake news being spread in US by conspiracy theorists claiming COVID-19 is a hoax

Group called “QAnon” believes Trump is on a secret campaign against the “deep state” and “Satan-worshiping Democrats who prey on children”

18 Apr 2020 2:04 PM

Blood moon: Will the world end tonight? Here are the conspiracy theories

When the light refracts differently in the atmosphere and hits the moon, it makes the lunar body seem red.

27 Jul 2018 2:26 PM

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Alien hunters claim that unknown mass seen in Antarctica on Google Earth is a spaceship

The alleged spacecraft was seen in a remote South Georgia Island where only 20 people live.

05 Mar 2018 2:53 PM

Sridevi's untimely death sets Twitter abuzz with conspiracy theories

With accidental drowning and traces of alcohol leaving people in doubt, some questioned the report itself.

26 Feb 2018 5:53 PM

Year ender 2017: 6 of this year's biggest conspiracy theories

Some may shock, while others may leave you scratching your head.

15 Dec 2017 5:28 PM

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