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How to protect yourself online from misinformation right now

In times of crisis it’s easy to become a spreader of incorrect information online. We asked the experts for tips on how to stay safe—and protect others.
by Abby Ohlheiser

There wasn’t a communications blackout in Washington, DC, on Sunday, but #dcblackout trended on Twitter anyway, thanks to some extremely distressing tweets telling people that, mysteriously, no messages were getting out from the nation’s capital. The tweets, Reddit posts, and Facebook messages about the “blackout” got thousands of shares,

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