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Social networks remain ambiguous in the face of misinformation about vaccines

2021-08-01T18:23:15.232Z

DECRYPTION - Despite their efforts at moderation, their algorithms continue to push toxic content. On July 21, a dozen body bags were left outside the entrance to Facebook's Washington DC offices. “Facebook disinformation kills” proclaimed activists on Facebook's True Watchdog. This action, described as a "poor communication blow" by the social network, echoes the statements of Joe Biden on the management of false information on vaccines against the Covid-19: "They kill people. The only pandemi



On July 21, a dozen body bags were left outside the entrance to Facebook's Washington DC offices.

“Facebook disinformation kills”

proclaimed activists

on Facebook's

True Watchdog. This action, described as a

"poor communication blow"

by the social network, echoes the statements of Joe Biden on the management of false information on vaccines against the Covid-19:

"They kill people. The only pandemic we have involves people who have not been vaccinated. ”

The US president later clarified that his comments were aimed at the perpetrators of this propaganda.

"But what I hope is that Facebook does something against this outrageous disinformation",

he added at a press conference.

The White House considers insufficient the efforts of the social network with which the exchanges behind the scenes have become tense.

This same impatience touches Brussels.

Thursday, European Commissioner Thierry Breton called

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Source: lefigaro

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