December 3, 2020

Facebook to remove false Covid-19 vaccine claims

New York (AFP) – Facebook on Thursday said it would remove posts containing false claims about the Covid-19 vaccine as it tries to manage the flow of disinformation on its platform. The social media giant regularly removes incorrect and potentially harmful information about the virus and has since October banned advertisements discouraging people from getting vaccinations that could end the pandemic. “Over the coming weeks, we will start removing false claims about these vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts on Facebook and Instagram,” the company said in a blog post. “This…

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