“Still a proliferation of misinformation about vaccinations on Facebook’

More than two weeks after Facebook promised to misinformation and misleading information about vaccinations to block, such information, according to CNN and The Atlantic still often played on the platforms of the company.

Facebook promised at the beginning of march to spread misinformation about vaccinations of the platform to fend off. Ads would have to be restricted and antivaccinatiepagina’s would no longer be at the top of the search results should appear or in the suggestions of Instagram.

Both CNN as The Atlantic found in a sample, however, still a lot of misinformation by the word ‘vaccines’ to search. Both on Facebook as Instagram get popular page with antivaccinatiepropaganda than at the top, popular hashtags of the so-called antivaxgemeenschap.

A spokesman for Facebook told CNN that the approach is a long-term plan is that several weeks will take.

On Instagram is in the shorter term, a range of commonly used antivaccinatiehashtags blocked, says the social network against The Hill. Who on such a hashtag button comes up on a blank page. It is also the intention that antivaccinatieberichten not more on the Instagram page with suggestions.


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