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In light of the news that FBI has observed that conspiracy theories spawned online & amplified by media may be a problem, I’d like to share a 2016 take on this. By me.

Subheadline on antivaxxers & allegations of conservative bias apparently evergreen. fastcompany.com/3059742/social…
The best part is the quaint cameo by Devin Nunes before he became a cow-obsessed lawsuit-happy craven hack. Citation to @RyanLizza. At the time, Devin was ☹️ ab how suddenly 90% of his constituent communications were conspiracies. Wonder what % is now. fastcompany.com/3059742/social…
Also a shoutout to Jade Helm - the time Obama invaded TX, remember? - which lo and behold turned out to have some boosting by Russia. Didn’t see that coming! But this was spot on.
Oops I meant to link to a @RyanLizza New Yorker article up there. newyorker.com/magazine/2015/…
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