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# infodemic - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'I was speaking to my friend who is a guard...': How Covid-19 misinformation exploded in Ireland

The story of coronavirus in Ireland can’t be told without also talking about the amount of misinformation that was shared about it.

Ireland's Plandemic: How a YouTube video about coronavirus racked up almost one million views before it was taken down

The interview with Dolores Cahill highlights the problem facing social media companies about when to take information down.

# infodemic - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

'The Covid-19 infodemic left people confused about what to believe'

Meanwhile, problems with search engines have largely fallen under the public radar, writes FuJo’s Dr Eileen Culloty.