Facebook, Fake News, and COVID-19

Bob Young
2 min readJan 12, 2021

On Facebook today, someone I know wrote that ordering Americans to wear masks and limit non-essential public gatherings is an attempt to make us a socialist nation. There are so many problems with the craziness of this claim that it’s hard to know where to start, but this is important, so I’ll try.

Screenshot from worldometer website showing global COVID-19 stats

Here are today’s statistics from worldometer (see link at the end of the article).

Bob Young

CISO, Director of Information Security, and Security Consultant. Also, I wrote some books that have nothing to do with IT. http://www.amazon.com/author/bobyoung