QAnon followers have been flooding social media with false information about the 2020 U.S. presidential election, ensuing confusion that is spilling over from the online world into the real world.
The unfounded internet conspiracy theory alleges the world is run by a cabal of satan-worshiping pedophiles including Democratic politicians and Hollywood celebrities running a global child sex-trafficking ring.
At its core, the far-right conspiracy theory claims it is only U.S. President Donald Trump who can get “deep state” leaders arrested in what they call “The great awakening.”
But with QAnon going mainstream, how detrimental is the far-right conspiracy theory and how much of a threat is it to democracy?
Emanuela Campanella explains.
This video is part of a three-part series on misinformation in the U.S. presidential election:
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