Facebook “in the coming weeks”, will start telling users if they liked, reacted or commented on “harmful misinformation” about COVID-19 that was removed by its moderators, the company said. Users who engaged with such content, will soon see anti-misinformation messages in their news feed, which will connect users with some of COVID-19 related myths busted by the World Health Organisation. In the US, it has also started showing fact-checked articles in its COVID-19 Information Centre. 40 million misinformation posts flagged in March: Facebook also revealed that in March, it displayed warnings on about 40 million posts on Facebook, based on around 4,000 articles by its independent fact-checking partners. It claimed that upon seeing those warnings, people did not go on to view the original content 95% of the time. However, as The Verge pointed out, there is little clarity about normal…
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