Ali Breland

technology and disinformation reporter for Mother Jones

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COVID-19 is bringing back one thing that helps us feel connected: chain emails. These community-driven email lists feature all sorts of things, including recipes and prayers.

Chain mail is back, but some of it might be spreading fake COVID-19 news

COVID-19 is bringing back one thing that helps us feel connected: chain emails. These community-driven email lists feature all sorts of things, including recipes and prayers.

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