Action taken over 'misinformation', but the American Academy of Pediatrics says children appear to transmit COVID-19 less than adults.
06 Aug 2020 5:25 PM
The footage shared “false information about cures and treatments for COVID-19”.
28 Jul 2020 9:04 PM
Among measures urged is a “meaningful” sanctions regime so co-signatories of the 'Code of Good Practice' have an incentive to act.
15 Jun 2020 7:24 PM
Because of liberal laws based on principles of free speech on most dominant online platforms, misinformation is often allowed to stay up.
13 Jun 2020 7:31 PM
In recent months, 5G networks and Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros have also been blamed for creating COVID-19
18 May 2020 10:09 PM
The label will alert users that some or all of the content shared in the tweet conflict with guidance from public health experts.
12 May 2020 2:21 PM
We did not need a global pandemic to realise how big a challenge misinformation is, but it helps.
27 Apr 2020 3:07 PM
Despite efforts to curb misinformation, posts or videos that promote unverified treatments and cures have raked in thousands of views.
16 Apr 2020 8:29 PM
The messaging app earlier restricted forwards to five chats but it did not prove effective enough against the spread of fake news
07 Apr 2020 2:04 PM
The tech giant has committed USD 6.5 million worldwide to help factcheckers through its Google News Initiative
03 Apr 2020 2:01 PM
YouTube, Twitter, Apple, Facebook and Instagram had banned Alex Jones from their platforms in 2018 and 2019
29 Mar 2020 2:43 PM
Social media is filling up with fake news on COVID-19 despite steps taken by Facebook, Google, and Twitter to curb misleading information
13 Mar 2020 7:20 PM