BuzzFeed bericht dat de aanpak van de verspreiding van desinformatie over corona op Facebook slechts in enkele talen op orde is. In sommige talem worden gevaarlijke berichten nog massaal gedeeld, zonder dat het bedrijf ingrijpt.
After being contacted by BuzzFeed News, Facebook removed several viral posts in Romanian claiming to share advice from a "Professor Chen Horin" at the nonexistent "Beijing Military University" saying drinking hot water with lemon slices can kill the virus.
The message on an Italian-language website has had hundreds of thousands of views according to data provided by the website Viral Magazine, but similar posts on Facebook have had smaller reach, suggesting Facebook is onto the problem.
The same message in Romanian, however, had tens of thousands of shares across multiple posts, which were removed when reported to Facebook by BuzzFeed News.Lees meer...