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COVID-19 Misinformation

Twitter could Ban Users with COVID-19 Misinformation Strike System

Twitter will start labelling tweets that violate its COVID-19 guidance policy - this essentially includes content containing misinformation about the virus as well as vaccines. Since introducing its COVID-19 guidance, Twitter has removed more than 8,400 Tweets and challenged 11.5 million...

MultiChoice Joins the UN’s Campaign Against COVID-19 Misinformation

The MultiChoice Group has announced its latest initiative in the fight against COVID-19. As part of its ongoing efforts to raise awareness through information, the Group has come on board as an official supporter of the United Nations' global COVID-19...

How COVID-19 Misinformation Continues to Go Viral

Despite pledges from massive social media companies to remove dangerous instances of coronavirus misinformation - from false causes to false cures - Silicon Valley and fact-checkers around the world are struggling to stem the flow of fake news about...

Facebook Takes New Steps to Curb the Spread of COVID-19 Misinformation

Facebook has announced the next step that it'll be taking to combat the spread of harmful hoaxes and misinformation about COVID-19 on its platforms. Through Facebook’s Newsfeed, users who interact with ill-informed claims will receive messages from the WHO debunking...

Facebook Invests Millions in Accurate Reporting

Facebook has announced that it will be investing $100 Million in the news industry at a time when combating misinformation is critical. In a blog post shared on Monday, 30 March 2020, the social media giant said that it...
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Ericsson & MTN Collaborate for Digital Skills & Sustainability

Ericsson and MTN Group have unveiled a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2024 in...
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