Washington Post: We studied thousands of anonymous posts about the Parkland attack — and found a conspiracy in the making

Washington Post: We studied thousands of anonymous posts about the Parkland attack — and found a conspiracy in the making. “Forty-seven minutes after news broke of a high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the posters on the anonymous chat board 8chan had devised a plan to bend the public narrative to their own designs: ‘Start looking for [Jewish] numerology and crisis actors.’ The voices from this dark corner of the Internet quickly coalesced around a plan of attack: Use details gleaned from news reports and other sources to push false information about one of America’s deadliest school shootings.”