Social media and rumors: Mechanisms and confrontation in the Corona crisis

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Dr. Saida Abbasse


     This paper examined the recent online rumor associated with the coronavirus crisis, and how it was able to spread more sharply with the possibilities offered by social media sites, as its promoters relied on the exploitation and adaptation of these sites to achieve their goals, in the absence of censorship and social and legal responsibility.

Electronic propaganda as news that may carry a lot of false and fraudulent anonymity is spreading confusion, chaos and sedition. Facebook's most widely used site in the COVID-19 crisis has found more space and fertile space to spread.

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