Facebook built the perfect platform for COVID vaccine conspiracies | Curio

Facebook built the perfect platform for COVID vaccine conspiracies

27 mins | Apr 9, 2021

Social media has its own pandemic problems. Facebook wanted to be a reliable source on COVID-19. Instead, it has helped spread misleading information that is causing high rates of scepticism and vaccine refusal. Sarah Frier and Sarah Kopit examine how social networks are being used as a tool for anti-vaccine influencers and wellness pedlars to draw in a fresh crowd of converts, mistrustful of the fight against the pandemic.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek