Facebook removed 14 million pieces of COVID-19 misinformation last year

Original article by Zoe Samios
The Age – Page: Online : 21-May-21

Josh Machin from Facebook Australia claims that "pushing back against misinformation" is vital for democracy. Machin was commenting on the social media company’s inaugural transparency report for the Australian Communications & Media Authority, in which it stated that it removed 14 million pieces of misinformation relating to COVID-19 between March and December 2020. This includes 110,000 posts by Australian users.

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