A Harvard professor predicted COVID disinformation on the web. Here’s what may be coming next home community icon-community A Harvard professor predicted COVID disinformation on the web. Here’s what may be coming next Aug 23, 2021 Media, Democracy, & Public Discourse Joan Donovan Share To icon--facebook icon--twitterJoan Donovan explains the dangers of spreading falsehoods on social media and the challenges with stopping misinformation.“You had to know about the subculture in order to decode what was going on,” Donovan said. “I can see that as something that was formative in my own biography.”Read more in the Boston Globe. Last updated Sep 15, 2021 You might also likecommunity Two Years Ago This Brazilian Expert on the Far Right Predicted Their Insurrectioncommunity How ChatGPT Hijacks Democracycommunity Social media can be polarizing. A new type of algorithm aims to change that.