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Conspiracy theories run rampant online amid Floyd protests

Joan Donovan explains the power social media has in spreading misinformation.  

“What makes social media so powerful is that everyday people can upload footage that contradicts those in power. What gets difficult, though, is when foreign agents, trolls, provocateurs or domestic agents get involved in spreading counter narratives that are meant to deflect blame, or to muddy the water and confuse the public,” she said.

Read more in The Hill

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