YouTube’s Stronger Election Misinformation Policies Had A Spillover Effect On Twitter And Facebook, Researchers Say.
YouTube’s stricter policies against election misinformation was followed by sharp drops in the prevalence of false and misleading videos on Facebook and Twitter. Read more at New York Times.
Group That Spread False Covid Claims Doubled Facebook Interactions In Six Months
An international pressure group that spread false and conspiratorial claims about Covid-19 more than doubled the average number of interactions it got on Facebook in the first six months of 2021 in spite of renewed efforts to curb misinformation on the platform. Read more at The Guardian .