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Facebook says it removed the internet’s 12 most prominent anti-vaxxers. 10 are still on the social network.

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Facebook says it removed the internet’s 12 most prominent anti-vaxxers. 10 are still on the social network.

Facebook says it removed the internet's 12 most prominent anti-vaxxers. 10 are still on the social network.

One month ago, a report came out detailing how the majority of the anti-vaccination disinformation spreading online originated from just 12 individuals.

During a hearing at the time, CEOs of the Big Tech companies vowed to take on the falsehoods running rampant on their platforms and threatening public health.

Fast forward to today. While the Big Tech CEOs didn’t show up for Tuesday’s Congressional hearing, the companies did send representatives. And, when asked about these 12 anti-vaxxers, known as the Disinformation Dozen, a Facebook executive said that the social network took action on what was included in the report. Read more…

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