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Fake Tweets, Broken Tests, and a Misinformation Campaign: How The College Board Botched Spring Semester

Months of bad press culminated in missed tests and tears

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On May 13, 2020, Twitter user “Clark,” a.k.a. @dm9wktlty2, posted the following: “Thank you @COLLEGEBOARD for releasing vital exam updates via Twitter….it really shows how much you care.”




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