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Facebook is ready to fight back against anti-vaxxers

Friday February 15, 2019. 09:03 AM , from BetaNews
The battle Facebook wages against the spread of fake news and misinformation could be set to expand to include removing anti-vaccination content from the social network. The anti-vaxxer movement has long been fairly vocal, and it has found a home on Facebook. The viral spread of anti-vaccine groups on the social network has been blamed -- at least partly -- for outbreaks of measles in the US. Facing pressure to block the spread of dangerously misleading information, Facebook has said that it could demote anti-vaxxer content and remove it from recommendations. See also: Health experts call on Facebook to close… [Continue Reading]
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