Facebook and Instagram will hide pages that spread ‘vaccine misinformation’


I’d like to think that everyone who reads TNW knows that vaccines work. That they don’t cause autism, as demonstrated time and time again. That autism doesn’t need the extra stigma and is most certainly preferable to sick and dead kids. That vaccines keep everyone safer, not just the vaccinated. But there are people who don’t believe in vaccines, and they are often led to those beliefs by misinformation spread on social media. Now Facebook says it’s taking a more direct stance against vaccine misinformation, reminiscent of recent moves to combat fake news. The company will begin by reducing the ranking…

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