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QAnon Lands on LinkedIn, Prompting Networking Site to Limit Spread | WSJ

As text messages, digital ads and social media continue to embed themselves deeper into our pandemic days and lives, an unprecedented amount of political mis- and disinformation threatens to disrupt the 2020 election. Supporters of QAnon are increasingly going public on LinkedIn, expanding their online presence and prompting the professional-networking site to take steps to limit the spread of the community that promotes politically themed conspiracy theories. Hundreds of LinkedIn members have updated their professional profiles with phrases and acronyms associated with QAnon, or have supported QAnon-related posts with positive comments or “likes,” according to an analysis by social-media research firm Storyful.

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Source: QAnon Lands on LinkedIn, Prompting Networking Site to Limit Spread – WSJ

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