Twitter purges QAnon accounts; Facebook targets 'Stop the Steal'
Both companies say the moves are intended to limit the incitement of further violence ahead of Inauguration Day.
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Media literacy could be the key to fending off the next generation of information operations.
Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon groups, aiming to curb conspiracy's spread
The removal comes after TikTok also banned several hashtags affiliated with the movement.
Facebook's hate speech removals jumped by more than 100% in recent months
The numbers coincide with an advertising boycott organized by civil rights groups over the company's role in amplifying misinformation.
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A vicious cycle is the new normal: A lack of faith in civic infrastructure helps disinformation, resulting in higher levels of distrust, resulting in more conspiracies.
Facebook removes accounts posing as Black Trump supporters
It's the company's latest takedown for inauthentic behavior.