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Survivors of Florida school shooting now targets of conspiracy theorists

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High school senior David Hogg (right) has been a popular target of conspiracy theories. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

Several of the students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week have become targets of conspiracy theorists online and on social media — especially those who have emerged as advocates in support of gun reform.

  • The theories — which range from accusing the students of being pretend "crisis actors," to working on behalf of the FBI — are far-fetched, but have spread rapidly online.

The bottom line: As Parkland student Jaclyn Corin wrote on twitter, they're just kids.