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Report: 'Superspreaders' of bogus health news racked up billions of views on Facebook

The report drew immediate scrutiny from Democratic lawmakers about the tech giant’s efforts to combat phony coronavirus news.
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'I was willing to try anything': UBC study explores why people fall for health scams

Forty per cent of people who participated in a recent survey said they'd clicked on an online health scam, according to a new study from researchers at the University of B.C.
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