Big Tech has exactly one job to do in a pandemic

Matt Vella
Big Tech has exactly one job to do in a pandemic

As the reality of life under quarantine in the age of coronavirus has crystalized, so has Big Tech’s top job in this new era: combatting a plague of misinformation. A tsunami of misinformation has indeed followed the spread of infection. Fake cures involving colloidal silver, vitamins, and essential oils, unfounded posts warning about the use of anti-inflammatory drugs, and false claims that drinking excessive amounts of water could ward off the disease are just a few examples.