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Facebook says it'll ban anti-vax content, again

Facebook says it'll ban anti-vax content, again

If at first you don’t succeed, keep telling people that you’re trying again.

Facebook announced Monday that, over a year into a pandemic that has killed more than 460,000 people in the U.S. alone, it intends to do more about the pervasive anti-vaccine content sloshing across its platform. Specifically, the social media giant said it will remove a specific set of false claims about both COVID-19 and vaccines. 

Of course, we’ve heard this promise before. In March 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic, Facebook promised to crack down on anti-vaccine content. In October of 2020, Facebook said it would finally ban anti-vaccine ads. And in December of 2020, Facebook insisted it would ban COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.  Read more…

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Reblogged 4 days ago from feeds.mashable.com

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