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Social Media Giants Agree Measures with UK Government to Tackle Vaccine Disinformation

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The UK government and leading social media platforms have reportedly agreed on a set of new measures to tackle the spread of disinformation and misinformation related to vaccines against Covid-19, according to a joint press release published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and the Department of Health and Social Care.

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How Social Media is Preparing for US Election Chaos

The US presidential campaign is drawing to a close as the country prepares to flock to the polls to add to the millions of postal votes already cast. Social media companies, wary of a repeat of the reputational damage they incurred after failing to prepare for a barrage of fake news four years ago, have been taking… Read more »

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Facebook Issues Response to Documentary ‘The Social Dilemma’

Facebook has issued an official rebuke to claims made in the new Netflix documentary ‘The Social Dilemma‘, which aims to provide an overview of the various ways in which social media platforms have become increasingly divisive and dangerous as their usage has increased over time.

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Facebook to enable users to claim and moderate image rights

After reporting last week on Facebook introducing restrictions on live music streams, the social media platform have recently revealed that it is also testing a new way to let users claim ownership of their images and issue takedown requests if they wish, as reported by The Verge. A new tool called Rights Manager For Images, will… Read more »