Elizabeth Culliford and Gabriella Borter, Reuters
Since the start of the global pandemic, Facebook has removed millions of posts that contained false or misleading COVID-19 claims or information. That was a tall task, but there were concrete details to rely on, with new info coming from scientists and other researchers at a rapid pace. When it comes to COVID-19 vaccine development and trials, the ability to check claims becomes a herculean task. Reuters explains why it’s so difficult.
Nathaniel Popper, Kate Conger and Kellen Browning, The New York Times
The New York Times takes a biographical look at the 17-year-old who is the alleged “mastermind” behind the massive Twitter hack that took place last month.