Sep 3, 2020

Coronavirus: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube 'fail to tackle anti-vaccination posts'

CCDH has yet to disclose the full list of links of the posts involved, although it has pledged to do so on request now that the report is out. None of the tech firms involved forbid users from posting inaccurate information about vaccinations. CCDH said a total of 912 items posted by anti-vaccine protesters that it had judged to have fallen foul of the companies' Covid-19 rules were flagged to the firms between July and August. An Instagram post saying the "Upcoming coronavirus vaccine is a killer" that would cause "DNA-level damage". A Facebook post claiming the only way to catch a virus was to be "Injected with one via a vaccine".

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