Telegram and Covid-19: Reopening the door to a secretive parallel universe
The Great Reopening conspiracy theory movement has been flourishing on Telegram, a messaging app widely used throughout Europe by disaffected groups and peddlers of Covid-19 denialism. Now it has found its way to Ireland
The main Irish Telegram group of the Great Reopening movement was humming with activity recently when one member delivered what he considered to be some home truths.
"Here’s some realism lads,” the user, Ciaran, wrote to the 1,350 or so other members.
“We’re gonna have to grit through this until the beginning of next year at the very least before the majority of our peers start to question things . . . The Spanish flu ...