How we investigated the spread of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on Facebook
The platform recently announced a ban on false Covid-19 and vaccine claims, so we used technical methods to see whether it’s working.
From HPV to Covid-19: Personal stories power anti-vaccine misinformation
Groups that have historically criticized HPV vaccines are shifting their attention
Inside the origins of a conspiracy theory about Myanmar and China
How Chinese-language characters contributed to conspiracy theories about the coup in Myanmar.
We need independent platform oversight in 2021
The platforms can no longer delay on partnering with independent researchers and civil society organizations
How QAnon content endures on social media through visuals and code words
Evolving tactics from QAnon-promoting accounts pose moderation challenges for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
Coronavirus: How pro-mask posts boost the anti-mask movement
Despite the trending hashtags and media coverage, research shows anti-maskers are often amplified by algorithms, Twitter and the people who mock them.
George Floyd protests: Resources for online newsgathering, verification, protecting sources and colleagues
How to use social media to report on the protests over police brutality and structural racism sweeping the world.
How to use Facebook’s Ad Library to find coronavirus stories
Searching and understanding the archive can enrich research and reporting — and potentially reveal some interesting leads.
Lessons on covering coronavirus misinformation from the fallout of 'Plandemic'
Experts weigh in on the viral conspiracy theory video illustrating how disinformation spreads in the ‘infodemic’