Don’t fall prey to the dark pull of conspiracy theories: An explainer for parents and teens

Online, adults and teens alike may be exposed to viral conspiracy theories and fall for them. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO
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SINGAPORE – American pop princess Taylor Swift is a clone made by the secretive group Illuminati and Canadian songbird Avril Lavigne has been dead for years – or so claim wild theories on social media.

Yet, some of these theories have gained a dedicated following.

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