‘Reopen’ Facebook groups have become havens for conspiracy theories and racist venom

Social media groups focused on ending state lockdowns have become hubs for spreading conspiracy theories, medical misinformation and racist venom. “Reopen” groups remain on Facebook, which had shut down similar groups for sowing coronavirus disinformation, and group members share inflammatory and often false content about the pandemic and nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, reported the … Continue reading ‘Reopen’ Facebook groups have become havens for conspiracy theories and racist venom