Feb 1, 2020

Facebook, Tiktok, Twitter tackle coronavirus fake news

Social media networks are taking steps to address false information about the coronavirus on their sites. Facebook, Twitter and Tiktok are among the firms working to provide links to accurate information. Facebook says it will limit the spread of false information about the coronavirus by removing "False claims or conspiracy theories". Video sharing network TikTok has added a link to the WHO's website and a reminder to users to report information they think might be harmful. TikTok said its guidelines prohibit posting information that could be harmful.

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