How to reduce the flow of fake news forwards from That Person in your life: A Thread.

Like you, there are a few people in my life who forward me information via social platforms without running them through any kind of filter. Some of it is terrible misinformation 1/?
And some of it can be dangerous. Case in point: a family in America managed to poison itself trying to use chloroquine to prevent Covid-19. Good intention, terrible outcomes. There is no reason why your physical or mental health should be compromised by fake news 2/?
or by misinformation. As we face this global pandemic together, one of the ways in which you can protect yourself and your family and friends is by learning some basic self-defence against fake news and misinformation. There are many ways to defend yourself and this thread 3/?
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