The spread of the Coronavirus and fake news

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The spread of the Coronavirus and fake news

According to the Bangkok Post, “Over 75% of news reports on the Coronavirus outbreak making the rounds on Thai social media is fake news.”1 The World Health Organisation and the world’s top social media platforms are working together to combat the spread of misinformation and viral fake news on the latest news sensation that is the Coronavirus. And as for consumers of online news, it doesn’t hurt to always fact-check your sources!

1 https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1852989/fake-news-rife-as-coronavirus-fears-spread