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The Simplest Way to Spot Coronavirus Misinformation on Social Media

A digital literacy expert shares his method

An image of an X-ray of a human’s lungs, with a closeup on a coronavirus in the lung.

IfIf you were on Twitter Monday, there’s a solid chance you ran across the tweet below, imploring readers not to use hand sanitizer to guard against the coronavirus. In less than a day, it was retweeted nearly 100,000 times and racked up a quarter of a million likes. It was…




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