Far-right sources on Facebook get more engagement than any other political posts, study finds

The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was carried out by a flock of supporters of QAnon’s extremist ideology based on false claims, far-right zealots and others convinced of the falsehood that a presidential election had been stolen from former president Donald Trump.

If they were avid Facebook users, their beliefs could have been affirmed by misinformation across the platform, according to a recent New York University study.

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