Top YouTube Results for Ruth Bader Ginsburg Include Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories about the health of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg have dominated YouTube, illustrating how the world’s most popular video site is failing to prevent its algorithm from helping popularize viral hoaxes and misinformation. More than half of the top 20 search results for her initials, “RBG,” on Wednesday pointed to false far-right videos, some claiming doctors are using mysterious illegal drugs to keep her alive, according to a review by The Washington Post.