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How To Identify Misinformation (And Disinformation) About The Protests

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War room leader for Brazil elections Lexi Sturdy works in Facebook’s “War Room,” during a media demonstration in Menlo Park, California.

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"Misinformation is often optimized to appeal to our emotions," The News Literacy Project's Peter Adams says. "It deeply resonates with our values and most sacred beliefs, and that causes us to act too quickly."

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