Daily uk news Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Facebook, Twitter and Google pledged to tackle vaccine disinformation - including taking down content more quickly - after pressure from the Government last year.

Daily uk news Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Facebook, Twitter and Google pledged to tackle vaccine disinformation - including taking down content more quickly - after pressure from the Government last year.

Daily uk news  Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com
09 April 2021 - 00:15

Breaking News ! Social media giants have been accused of 'failing to meet their own bold claims' of clamping down on anti-vaxxer accounts.Facebook, Twitter and Google pledged to tackle vaccine disinformation – including taking down content more quickly – after pressure from the Government last year.But experts claim many anti-vaxxer accounts remain on the sites and are exploiting the latest questions over the side effects of the AstraZeneca jab. Social media giants have been accused of 'failing to meet their own bold claims' of clamping down on anti-vaxxer accounts. Facebook, Twitter and Google pledged to tackle vaccine disinformation - including taking down content more quickly - after pressure from the Government last year Experts claim many anti-vaxxer accounts remain on the sites and are exploiting the latest questions over the side effects of the AstraZeneca jab RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next The 'disinformation dozen': Two-thirds of anti-vaxx content... 3 million over-50s have not had their first Covid vaccine... Outrage at AstraZeneca boss's 'silence over safety worries.

.. Everything you need to know about AstraZeneca changes -... Share this article Share The Daily Mail was yesterday able to find widely-shared Facebook posts in which the Oxford jab was described as 'deadly'.There were further posts on Instagram, owned by Facebook, such as an 'influencer' warning his tens of thousands of followers it was part of a plan to 'depopulate the world'. Each post, which was still online last night, had a label added by the social media firms that linked to information pages on the safety of the vaccine.Imran Ahmed, chief executive of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, which has advised the Government, said: 'Social media companies have simply failed to meet their own bold claims of taking action to stop the spread of dangerous misinformation about vaccines by a small number of sophisticated producers.'Last month, Facebook said it had directed over ten million visits to NHS and Government websites during the pandemic. Anti-vaccine and anti-mask protesters gather outside Downing Street last August

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Daily uk news Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com


Daily uk news Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com


Daily uk news Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com


Daily uk news Social media firms are failing to tackle anti-vaxxer myths despite promising a crackdown, experts claim MetiNews.Com

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