Instagram Is Still A Hotbed Of Anti-Vax Propaganda

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2021
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Getting vaccinated against the coronavirus makes your body magnetic, one post warned. Another, citing the “World Hoax Organization,” claimed the COVID-19 vaccines have gone through “fuck all tests for safety and effectiveness.” A third suggested Bill Gates and Anthony Fauci tried to “kill everyone with a Plandemic.” Others pushed similarly baseless nonsense.

I came across each of these falsehoods over the past few days while scrolling through Instagram. They weren’t shared by accounts I follow — all appeared in my Explore feed, the algorithmically curated collection of public content that...

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