Saturday, 23 January 2021

Twitter bans tweets inciting 5G vandalism

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 23 April 20

The social media platform said it would remove unverified claims if they pushed people to act in a disruptive way

Conspiracy theories linking the disease to 5G have become rife in recent weeks and, sadly, they show no sign of stopping.   Part of the problem is the echo chamber effect that social media sites like Twitter and Facebook can create, with private groups and hashtags like #5GKills proving a dangerous vector for spreading misinformation…

Conspiracy theories linking the disease to 5G have become rife in recent weeks and, sadly, they show no sign of stopping.   Part of the problem is the echo chamber effect that social media sites like Twitter and Facebook can create, with private groups and hashtags like #5GKills proving a dangerous vector for spreading misinformation…

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