So how would we know that something would get trending? Well, it’s relying on the co-governance arrangement with civil society projects such as Cofacts. That’s another project that says, if you see something that’s dubious—for example, around November 2019, there was a trending rumor that said, “there’s very young people in Hong Kong who are protesters that are being paid like 20k to murder police and they bought iPhones with it or something”. And that’s because it’s leading up to our presidential election and the Hong Kong issue is shaping to be, kind of, the most important factor in our presidential election.

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