Every Day is April Fool’s Day Now
Deepfakes, Puffy Popes, AI-generated Trump arrest photos, articles written by GPT-4: We're living in a world where fear of being fooled is constant.
For the Love of God, AI Chatbots Can’t ‘Decide’ to Do Anything
Tech charlatans and U.S. Senators are now spreading misinformation about predictive AI tools, which are not sentient.
Inside the Private Group Where Parents Give Ivermectin to Kids With Autism
“I have been applying Ivermectin liquid to my granddaughter’s feet, belly button, and swabbing her ears for six weeks now. She complains of sporadic blurry vision and sometimes headaches.”
Dead Ivermectin Influencer Told Followers to Take Cyanide to Cure Cancer
In addition to ivermectin, Danny Lemoi advised his followers to eat dozens of apricot pits, which contain cyanide.
An Ivermectin Influencer Died. Now His Followers Are Worried About Their Own ‘Severe’ Symptoms.
Danny Lemoi took a daily dose of veterinary-grade ivermectin and told his thousands of followers to give the drug to children. He died of a common side effect of the medication.
Meet the ‘American Frontline Nurses’ Telling Parents to Give Kids Ivermectin
Nicole Sirotek has been using social media to spread disinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines—and going after fellow nurses who try to push back.
The Far Right Wants You to Think Ukraine’s War Is Staged: ‘It Is Clearly a Psyop’
Conspiracy theorists marked the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion by resurrecting the narrative that the entire conflict is fake.
MAGA’s ‘Election Wizard’ Conspiracy Theorist Is Actually an Oklahoma Cop
Under the pseudonym “Election Wizard,” Travis Vernier led a secret online life spreading conspiracies that were shared by former President Trump himself.
OpenAI Proposes Government Restrict AI Chips to Prevent Propaganda Explosion
As generative language models become more accessible, easier to scale, and write more persuasive text, they could be used to spread disinformation.
Why Do People Believe Everything They Watch on TikTok?
We're just as bad as boomers falling for misinformation on Facebook.
We Are Watching Elon Musk and His Fans Create a Conspiracy Theory About Wikipedia in Real Time
Here’s what actually happened with the ‘Twitter Files’ Wikipedia page.
A Former Member of the JFK QAnon Cult Tried to Kidnap Her Own Children
Despite everything, many of the former cult member’s online supporters believe her children were taken from her as part of a trafficking conspiracy.