Experts question Facebook's approach to combat Covid-19 misinformation

Facebook's Covid-19 misinformation campaign pulls from several psychology studies. The problem: The researchers behind some of those papers and outside experts say Facebook appears to be interpreting the findings incorrectly — and their approach could be running counter to the goal of tamping down on runaway misinformation.

Publisher: STAT | Author: Erin Brodwin

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2020-05-01 (Modified: 2021-09-21)

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