Misinformation

Platform News: Facebook

Facebook removes dozens of vaccine misinformation ‘superspreaders’

Facebook has said it has removed over three dozen pages spreading misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, after the White House called on social media firms to tighten controls on ...

Platform News: YouTube video streaming on a desktop computer

YouTube expands fact-check features to US video searches

YouTube has said it would start showing text and links from third-party fact-checkers to US-based viewers, part of efforts to curb misinformation on the site during the ongoing cor...

Platform Economy: TikTok smartphone app

India asks Facebook and TikTok to remove users spreading misinformation

The government of India has asked social media giant Facebook and ByteDance’s popular TikTok app to remove users spreading misinformation about COVID-19 following concern abo...