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Facebook No Longer Banning Posts Calling COVID-19 ‘Man-Made’

Facebook is no longer removing posts that claim the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was man-made amid renewed debate over its origins."In light of ongoing...

Facebook to Take Action Against Users Repeatedly Sharing Misinformation

Facebook said on Wednesday it would take "stronger" action against people who repeatedly share misinformation on the platform.Facebook will reduce the distribution of all...

Facebook Lies ‘Biggest Challenge’ to Vaccine Drive: Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's health minister on Thursday called disinformation spread on Facebook the "biggest challenge" to efforts to curb the rampant spread of...

Twitter Launches Birdwatch to Let Users Fact Check Misinformation

Twitter said on Monday it launched a pilot programme that has users flag tweets that they believe are misleading and write notes to...

Facebook Removes Aussie Chef Pete Evans’ Page Over COVID-19 Conspiracies

Facebook said on Thursday it has removed the page of Australian celebrity chef turned conspiracy theorist Pete Evans for spreading misinformation about COVID-19,...

Facebook Removes Anti-Vaccine ‘Fake News’ in Israel

Facebook has taken down content that spread lies in Israel against coronavirus vaccinations as the government seeks to drum up support for the...

Facebook Bans False Claims About COVID-19 Vaccines

Facebook on Thursday said it would remove false claims about COVID-19 vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts, following a similar...

Twitter to Warn Users Before They Like a Labelled Tweet

Twitter will show a warning if you try to like a tweet that has been labelled for potentially including misleading information. Twitter already...

Facebook Offers First-Ever Estimate of Hate Speech Prevalence on Its Platform

Facebook for the first time on Thursday disclosed numbers on the prevalence of hate speech on its platform, saying that out of every 10,000...

YouTube to Add Link on COVID-19 Vaccines to Combat Misinformation

Alphabet's YouTube said on Tuesday it is adding a link to provide information on the development of COVID-19 vaccines to the coronavirus panel...

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