As social networks and app stores crack down on disinformation purveyors and calls for violence, sensational, QAnon-based lies have found a new way to go viral: forwarded text messages.
It's not clear just how many people have sent or received the texts, as person-to-person messaging services are difficult for researchers to track.
NBC News received numerous tips and screenshots of the messages from people who say they were forwarded from friends or family.
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