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What's Next For QAnon Supporters?

Devotees of the online conspiracy theory QAnon are reckoning with the inauguration of President Biden — an event that their digital prophet known as Q had said would never happen.

Q followers believed the military was going stop the ceremony on the orders of former President Trump and arrest supposed members of the “deep state.” Now some fear other far-right groups could capitalize on the chaos in QAnon and recruit its members to other dangerous causes.

Here & Now speaks with Ben Collins, who covers disinformation, extremism and the internet for NBC News.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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