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- Facebook and Instagram conducted their most comprehensive purge of QAnon accounts to date on Tuesday.
- The sites removed thousands of accounts spreading the groundless conspiracy that President Trump is secretly battling a cabal of child-abusing elites.
- YouTube, though, still hosts thousands of pro-QAnon posts.
- “Videos are central to QAnon as video is the most used medium to circulate QAnon content across digital ecosystems,” commented Marc-Andre Argentino, an online extremism expert.
- YouTube has introduced policies meant to limit disinformation, but has only been partially successful in enforcing them.
- In the past, YouTube’s algorithms pushed extremist content to thousands of viewers, but the site said it is changing them,
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