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YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

YouTube will take down misinformation about COVID-19 vaccinations

The social media crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation continues. Next up to the plate: YouTube and its new policies on coronavirus vaccine content.

In an email sent to reporters on Wednesday, YouTube announced it was expanding the company’s COVID-19 Medical Misinformation Policy to explicitly add new rules about coronavirus vaccine content.

As the world gets closer to a potential COVID-19 vaccine, YouTube wants to curb misinformation surrounding vaccinations. The new policy states that YouTube can remove unsubstantiated claims concerning coronavirus vaccinations that “contradict expert consensus from local health authorities or the World Health Organization.” Read more…

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