the state of conspiracy theories on tiktok cannot be understated. these kids believe ANYTHING and spread misinformation like wildfire
gen z will make a conspiracy theory out of ANYTHING
i wrote a longform article about how conspiracy culture became so viral today. no demographic is immune. we all have a little conspiratorial thinking in us—that’s what makes ideological cults about the “deep state” so appealing and terrifying
older generations spreading conspiracy theories and misinformation on facebook has been reported for years. what people don’t realize is the same issues persist with kids today on tiktok, despite the widespread narrative that they’re immune to fake news from growing up online
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