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Facebook Taking Steps to Halt Misinformation From Spreading on Vaccinations
Facebook and Instagram, its subsidiary, recently announced that they will be taking steps to reduce messages that spread misinformation regarding immunizations (Scutti, 2019). How much authority should the social media giant exert over medical information or misinformation? Do you want your information verified by social media? Is this a case of overreach by “Big Brother,” or good science and public health promotion? Click here to read the full article. See ME10, Case 23.