Twitter will label and remove misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines
Jack Dorsey, chief executive officer of Twitter Inc. and Square Inc., speaks during an Empowering Entrepreneurs events at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
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Twitter on Wednesday announced that, starting next week, it will moderate and in some cases remove harmful misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, which began to be administered in the U.S. this week.
Specifically, Twitter said it will take action on false claims that suggest immunizations and vaccines are used to control populations, false claims that have been widely debunked about the adverse impacts of the vaccines, and false claims that Covid-19 is not real and therefore vaccinations are unnecessary. The company added that it will take action on statements about the vaccines that invoke deliberate conspiracy.
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[Source: CNBC News]