Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Facebook Announces It Will Remove Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccines

In a recent post, Facebook has announced it is beginning to remove false information about COVID-19 vaccines. 

Given the recent news that COVID-19 vaccines will soon be rolling out around the world, over the coming weeks we will start removing false claims about these vaccines that have been debunked by public health experts on Facebook and Instagram. This is another way that we are applying our policy to remove misinformation about the virus that could lead to imminent physical harm. This could include false claims about the safety, efficacy, ingredients or side effects of the vaccines. 

 

More here. 

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2020/12/facebook-announces-it-will-remove-misinformation-about-covid-19-vaccines.html

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