System Reboot
System Reboot
Nov 4, 2020
How to (Sorta) Survive the Hellscape of Post-Election Disinformation
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The votes are officially in, but the election is likely to be contested in the coming days and possibly weeks. That means the potential for disinformation will only increase. This week, we spoke with Tom McKay and Dell Cameron, Gizmodo’s resident disinformation experts about social media, the president, and conspiracy theorists, including Tom inadvertently becoming one. We asked for tips to avoid falling for or spreading misinformation, but the answer seems to mostly be “log off.” Eek.

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