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Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People
# Shock Sharing
From TheJournal.ie
# Shock Sharing

Opinion: First rule of social media? Don’t engage with The Horrible People

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 12,222 Views 12 Comments

Aoife Gallagher says it’s tempting to share content that horrifies you, but it only serves to amplify the hate.

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year
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# Podcast

The Explainer: From influencers to QAnon - how misinformation changed in Ireland over the past year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 PM 7,074 Views 0 Comments

From WhatsApp messages to conspiracy theories, we explore how misinformation has evolved over the last 12 months.

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories
# Qanon
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# Qanon

Republicans say they will stand by congresswoman who supported bizarre conspiracy theories

Feb 4th 2021, 8:56 AM 34,849 Views 35 Comments

There have been calls for Marjorie Taylor Greene to be punished for her online embrace of racist views and bizarre conspiracy theories.

Facebook bans all accounts linked to conspiracy group QAnon
# Misinformation
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# Misinformation

Facebook bans all accounts linked to conspiracy group QAnon

Oct 7th 2020, 7:05 AM 25,418 Views 49 Comments

Campaigners described the move as a “much-needed, if belated, step” from Facebook.

'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation
# Far-right Protests
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# Far-right Protests

'The Infodemic': Ireland's weak far-right hopes to gain from online conspiracies and misinformation

Sep 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 133,554 Views 0 Comments

Fringe groups are feeding off public frustration and misinformation.

Here's why you might never fall down a YouTube conspiracy theory rabbit hole again
# Illuminati Confirmed
# Illuminati Confirmed

Here's why you might never fall down a YouTube conspiracy theory rabbit hole again

Jan 30th 2019, 10:48 AM 4,900 Views 4 Comments

The site is cracking down on content.

Conor McGregor said Tupac's old gaff had a "mad pong" out of it
# The Notorious
# The Notorious

Conor McGregor said Tupac's old gaff had a "mad pong" out of it

Jul 10th 2017, 10:36 AM 9,183 Views 0 Comments

Febreeze, anyone?

Can You Match This Celebrity to Their Favourite Conspiracy Theory?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Match This Celebrity to Their Favourite Conspiracy Theory?

May 1st 2017, 1:00 PM 7,478 Views 6 Comments

Does anyone really believe that Tupac is still alive in Cuba?

11 bizarre celebrity conspiracy theories that you'll probably lose hours to
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

11 bizarre celebrity conspiracy theories that you'll probably lose hours to

Mar 25th 2017, 8:00 PM 24,907 Views 3 Comments

Settle in. Make a cup of tea.

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House
# Kyle Odom
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# Kyle Odom

Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House

Mar 9th 2016, 9:20 PM 15,263 Views 20 Comments

Kyle Odom, a former Marine from Idaho, has a history of mental illness.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo
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# Conspiracy Theories

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

Jul 8th 2015, 2:35 PM 22,747 Views 93 Comments

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

Egyptian TV claims The Simpsons predicted the Syrian civil war
# Tinfoil Hat
# Tinfoil Hat

Egyptian TV claims The Simpsons predicted the Syrian civil war

May 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 22,163 Views 44 Comments

They say a 2001 episode of the long-running cartoon hints that the Syrian conflict was “premeditated”.

7 people who are weirdly miffed about the Rose of Tralee
# Sour Grapes
# Sour Grapes

7 people who are weirdly miffed about the Rose of Tralee

Aug 21st 2013, 10:28 AM 10,031 Views 2 Comments

Some people are never happy.

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11
# 9/11
From TheJournal.ie
# 9/11

9/11 conspiracy theories: the alternative accounts of September 11

Sep 10th 2011, 3:00 PM 8,892 Views 87 Comments

No planes, controlled demolitions, holograms and missiles – just some of the theories surrounding 9/11.