#Covid-19 updates: “Covid hoaxes are using a loophole to stay alive—even after content is deleted

Since the onset of the pandemic, the Technology and Social Change Research Project at Harvard Kennedy’s Shorenstein Center, where I am the director, has been investigating how misinformation, scams, and conspiracies about covid-19 circulate online. If fraudsters are now using the virus to dupe unsuspecting individuals, we thought, then our research on misinformation should focus on understanding the new tactics of these media manipulators. What we found was a disconcerting explosion in “zombie content.”

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About 1,000 people turned out for the rally, which has become a weekly event in the German capital, Berlin.

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