Coronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet and experts are calling on the public to practice “information hygiene”. What can you do to stop the spread of bad information?
1. Stop and think
You want to help family and friends and keep them in the loop. So when you receive fresh advice – whether by email, WhatsApp, Facebook or Twitter – you might quickly forward it on to them.
But experts say the number one thing you can do to halt misinformation is to simply stop and think.
If you have any doubts, pause, and check it out further.