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'Facebook has a blind spot': why Spanish-language misinformation is flourishing

Company expands efforts against coronavirus falsehoods amid fears over spread of anti-vax material onlineTwitter is expanding its use of warning labels on tweets that contain misleading details about coronavirus vaccines.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/mar/03/facebook-spanish-language-misinformation-covid-19-election

Researchers say Spanish-language content is less often and less quickly moderated for misinformation than English contentIn the last year, Facebook adjusted some of the most fundamental rules about what gets posted on its platform, halting algorithmic recommendations of political groups, banning lies about vaccines and removing a number of high-profile figures for spreading misinformation and hate – including Donald Trump.
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/mar/01/twitter-coronavirus-vaccine-misinformation-labels

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