Facebook and YouTube are cracking down on the pervasive conspiracy theories linking the spread of coronavirus to 5G wireless technology. Facebook has begun actively removing false claims that link COVID-19 to 5G and could lead to physical harm. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has reduced the number of accounts users can forward chats to from five to one. Meanwhile, Google-owned YouTube has banned all videos promoting 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theories. One of the bogus theories ties the origin of the coronavirus to the rollout of 5G in Wuhan.
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