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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is barred from Instagram over false coronavirus claims.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is barred from Instagram over false coronavirus claims.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is barred from Instagram over false coronavirus claims. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is barred from Instagram over false coronavirus claims. Instagram took down the account of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the political scion and prominent anti-vaccine activist, on Wednesday over false information related to the coronavirus. “We removed this account for repeatedly sharing debunked claims about …

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Facebook says it plans to remove posts with false vaccine claims.

Facebook says it plans to remove posts with false vaccine claims.

Facebook says it plans to remove posts with false vaccine claims. Facebook says it plans to remove posts with false vaccine claims. Facebook said on Monday that it plans to remove posts with erroneous claims about vaccines from across its platform, including taking down assertions that vaccines cause autism or that it is safer for people to contract Covid-19 than …

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Three false claims about the election made in Mike Lindell’s new film.

Three false claims about the election made in Mike Lindell’s new film.

Three false claims about the election made in Mike Lindell’s new film. Three false claims about the election made in Mike Lindell’s new film. Many of these unsubstantiated claims stem from an instance in Antrim County, Mich., when a clerical error in reporting results led the county to initially show a landslide vote in favor of Mr. Biden. The error …

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False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force

False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force

False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force False Reports of a New ‘U.S. Variant’ Came from White House Task Force Reports of a highly contagious new variant in the United States, published on Friday by multiple news outlets, are based on speculative statements made by Dr. Deborah Birx and are inaccurate, according to several …

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The election is over, but Ron Johnson keeps promoting false claims of fraud.

The election is over, but Ron Johnson keeps promoting false claims of fraud.

The election is over, but Ron Johnson keeps promoting false claims of fraud. The election is over, but Ron Johnson keeps promoting false claims of fraud. Two days after the Electoral College confirmed President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s victory, a Senate committee provided a platform on Wednesday for another round of specious legal arguments and falsehoods about widespread voter fraud …

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Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine That Produced H.I.V. False Positives

Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine That Produced H.I.V. False Positives

Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine That Produced H.I.V. False Positives Australia Scraps Covid-19 Vaccine That Produced H.I.V. False Positives Australia on Friday canceled a roughly $750 million plan for a large order of a locally developed coronavirus vaccine after the inoculation produced false positive test results for H.I.V. in some volunteers participating in a trial study. Of the dozens of coronavirus …

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Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia Evidence claims companies Government Georgia

Election 2020 Georgia

Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia Evidence claims companies Government Georgia Paper shredding drives false election claims in Georgia Evidence claims companies Government Georgia Government and election officials frequently call on shredding companies to dispose of personal and sensitive documents that are no longer needed. But in a suburban county of Atlanta this week, those routine waste removal …

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How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories

How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories

How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories How Misinformation ‘Superspreaders’ Seed False Election Theories “Because of how Facebook’s algorithm functions, these superspreaders are capable of priming a discourse,” said Fadi Quran, a director at Avaaz. “There is often this assumption that misinformation or rumors just catch on. These superspreaders show that there is an intentional effort to redefine the public …

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False Claims That Biden ‘Lost’ Pennsylvania Surge

False Claims That Biden ‘Lost’ Pennsylvania Surge

False Claims That Biden ‘Lost’ Pennsylvania Surge False Claims That Biden ‘Lost’ Pennsylvania Surge On Monday evening and into Tuesday, a strain of false information that Democratic presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden Jr. had lost Pennsylvania and his president-elect status began to surge. High-profile right-wing personalities like Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general, and Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal …

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Trump to reportedly take his false claims of voter fraud on the road with campaign-like rallies

Trump to reportedly take his false claims of voter fraud on the road with campaign-like rallies

Trump to reportedly take his false claims of voter fraud on the road with campaign-like rallies Trump to reportedly take his false claims of voter fraud on the road with campaign-like rallies President Donald Trump is taking his temper tantrum on the road. After losing in his re-election bid to President-elect Joe Biden, new reports indicate Mr Trump will be …

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