Lies sent Trump supporters to Washington. Can Big Tech bans stop the misinformation? – HEDGE accordingly

PHILADELPHIA — Lisa Mickles sat on a bus heading from Harrisburg to Washington, D.C., last week and pulled up her phone to check the latest on Parler, a social media network favored by Trump supporters that is replete with conspiracy theories and misinformation. “Did you see about this Italy thing?” she asked. “They found somebody in Italy that started changing the votes. It’s the first time they have proof. I didn’t get a chance to really listen, but it seems pretty messed up.” No one in Italy changed votes. There is no evidence of widespread fraud or any kind of rigging in the presidential e…

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