• Facebook banned an account that spread Bill Gates conspiracy theories relating to his involvement in COVID-19 vaccines

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement On Thursday, Facebook banned the account of one of the biggest spreaders of anti-vax content, VICE News reports .
    Erin Elizabeth, who owned the account, capitalized from spreading disinformation about the role of Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the development of COVID-19 vaccines. She also discussed the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment.
    Last month, Elizabeth was named as one of the "disinformation dozen" in a report published by the Center for Countering Digitial Hate. Her Health Nut News website, is a prominent "alternative health" website, with...
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  • Joe Biden's Venmo account was discovered by reporters in 'less than 10 minutes'

    Joe Biden's Venmo account was discovered by reporters in 'less than 10 minutes'

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's Venmo account was discovered after just a few minutes of searching, Buzzfeed News reported on Friday.
    The transactions on the account were set to private, but it was reportedly linked to Biden's family members.
    Venmo accounts by default display connections, or "friends." Accounts for Biden's children and grandchildren were among those connected to the president's account, according to Buzzfeed. The account had a handful of connections.
    The search for Biden's account began after The New York Times on Friday published an inside look at Biden's...
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