Anti-LGBTQ disinformation surges online after US shootings

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“The disinformation that spread after the Nashville shooting came from ‘very online, right-wing troll accounts, who are always ready to capitalize on an emergency or a disaster,’ said Heron Greenesmith, a senior research analyst at Political Research Associates.”

“Anti-LGBTQ disinformation thrives on Twitter because ‘the platform prioritizes conflict,’ Greenesmith said.”

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