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Superspreaders – NewsGuard

Superspreaders – NewsGuard

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NewsGuard has been tracking the top hoaxes ... websites that are publishing those false stories... Today, we’re introducing a new data set focused ... on the Facebook Pages that repeat, share, and amplify...

31 Facebook Pages that are “super-spreaders”... Combined... reach 21,352,918 followers... publish blatant misinformation about COVID-19 — seemingly in violation of the platform’s content policies...63% did not have any warning or fact-check link attached to the post... some cases, multiple posts that asserted the same myth were treated differently... appeared to be random...

80% ... already been rated Red ... publishing misinformation in the past...

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