Watch NBC's Ben Collins explain the dangerous consequences of social media’s failure to stop COVID-19 misinformation

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Citation From the May 7, 2020, edition of MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes 

BEN COLLINS: These things go viral and then they sort of reign it back in. Today there was a video on YouTube or Facebook and if you have someone in your life who is chronically addicted to YouTube or has like "Facebook brain" I think is the technical term for it, they will have seen this thing called "Plandemic" which is this awful YouTube video saying 'don't wear your mask, it gives you coronavirus.' Terrible stuff that you really -- that isn't possible to be true. I know. 

And the issue is this stuff goes viral first and then they correct it. What we need is actor-based enforcement. None of these people that are people pushing that video are new here, right? They are people constants in these anti-vaxx communities and been here for years and years. They are just packaging this stuff together for a coronavirus theme and since it goes around that coronavirus and it feels new, they can push it again on Facebook and YouTube.