They’re bogus, for starters

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Tens of thousands of Facebook users participate in groups that spread misinfo about vaccines — some with an odd religious bent

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Data belonging to Alex Jones, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green, and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell may be included

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‘Vaccine hunters are the result of short supply, disorganization, inadequate sign-up systems, dire circumstances, and crowded hospitals’

A UCHealth pharmacy technician prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination event in the parking lot of Coors Field on February 20, 2021 in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images


‘I’m concerned that Facebook could misinterpret what we’re about’

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The changes come months after the start of the vaccine rollout in the U.S.

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The company’s CEO says MeWe does not enforce ‘political litmus tests’ or target political affiliations

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Congress asked the FBI to investigate the app’s role in promoting ‘civil unrest’ in the U.S. — but the entire social media ecosystem demands scrutiny

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‘Have you tried to moderate 15 million people?’ MeWe founder Mark Weinstein told OneZero

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’Guaranteed not a hack’

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Sarah Emerson

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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