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Iraqis demonstrate in Tahrir Square in Baghdad on May 25, 2021, to demand accountability for a recent wave of killings targeting activists. (File/AFP)

Misinformation thrives in Iraq’s virtual battlegrounds

  • Misinformation about political, social, security and economic issues abound online in the country, said an official from the Tech 4 Peace collective
  • The Tech 4 Peace official said that Facebook is “the main vehicle for false news in Iraq,” and that there is a new trending fake story “almost daily”
By AFP ·