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Mass hysteria: A human phenomenon
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There’s an incredible world of information at our fingertips these days, but this can have its downsides. In the age of social media, it’s easy for misinformation to spread like a virus causing fear and panic. We’ve all seen alarming headlines on our news feeds heralding the next end-of-the-world fad, but we can usually trust ourselves to judge which ones are worth worrying about.
Let’s take a look at some cases where communities failed to separate fact from fiction! Click through the following gallery to get started.
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