Facebook says warning labels based on fact checks have stopped 95 per cent of users from clicking on false information. Photo: AFP
Facebook says warning labels based on fact checks have stopped 95 per cent of users from clicking on false information. Photo: AFP
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Facebook to warn users who 'liked' or ‘shared’ coronavirus hoaxes

  • A new notice will be sent to users who have clicked on, reacted to, or commented on posts featuring harmful or false claims about Covid-19
  • The alert is the latest in a string of aggressive efforts the social media giant is taking to contain an outbreak of viral falsehoods

Facebook says warning labels based on fact checks have stopped 95 per cent of users from clicking on false information. Photo: AFP
Facebook says warning labels based on fact checks have stopped 95 per cent of users from clicking on false information. Photo: AFP
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