‘An unquestionable truth’: Religious misinformation in the coronavirus pandemic
As the pandemic spreads in Latin America, some Christian communities find themselves caught between faith and science.
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.
Vaccine nationalism: How geopolitics is shaping responses to the pandemic
Geopolitical and nationalist narratives have been playing out in different communities, fomenting false information around treatments and cures for the coronavirus.
'Fake news' laws, privacy & free speech on trial: Government overreach in the infodemic?
The infodemic has prompted some governments to restrict online speech in an attempt to stop the spread of false information. The cost? Fundamental human rights and freedoms.
Why we need a Google Trends for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and Reddit
Data voids on social networks are spreading misinformation and causing real world harm.
When it comes to scientific information, WhatsApp users in Argentina are not fools
A new study suggests audiences in the country are often comfortable differentiating between factual and misleading information on the messaging platform.
3 lessons on the coronavirus 'infodemic' from experts and tech companies
From human psychology to the power of influencers, here are some of the key talking points from the UK Parliament's session on coronavirus misinformation
The 6 types of coronavirus misinformation to watch out for
We all play a role in stopping the spread of the virus and viral hoaxes.
Coronavirus: How are the social media platforms responding to the 'infodemic'?
As rumours and hoaxes about Covid-19 spread, here's how the biggest platforms are working to tackle misinformation.