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Pinterest is combating coronavirus misinformation with custom search results | Engadget

Pinterest is taking a proactive step to stop the spread of coronavirus-related misinformation. The company told The Verge it’s introducing a “custom search experience” to ensure its users can get reliable information when they turn to the platform for information about the epidemic.   Source: Pinterest is combating coronavirus misinformation with custom search results | Engadget

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Major social platforms join Pinterest in disrupting anti-vaxxer propaganda – News – MM&M – Medical Marketing and Media

Facebook and Instagram are rolling out a system to direct their users – more than 3 billion people worldwide – to expert information on vaccines. Source: Major social platforms join Pinterest in disrupting anti-vaxxer propaganda – News – MM&M – Medical Marketing and Media

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Pinterest combats anti-vaxxer disinformation with facts – Business Insider

Pinterest is now presenting reliable, medically-backed information for users who search 200 vaccine-related terms on the platform. Source: Pinterest combats anti-vaxxer disinformation with facts – Business Insider

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Pinterest to Direct Vaccine-Related Searches to Health Organizations | Voice of America – English

Pinterest said it would try to combat misinformation about vaccines by showing only information from health organizations when people search.  Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines. Source: Pinterest to Direct Vaccine-Related Searches to Health Organizations | Voice of America – English

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Pinterest Blocks Vaccination Searches to Stop Anti-Vaxxer Misinformation | Fatherly

In an attempt to prevent the spread of misinformation surrounding vaccinations, Pinterest has implemented new policies and controls on vaccine-related pins. Source: Pinterest Blocks Vaccination Searches to Stop Anti-Vaxxer Misinformation | Fatherly

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Pinterest blocks anti-vaccination content, citing science | Note: TY, Pinterest. TY TY! – Eve Reiland

While the social media world scratches its beard about content moderation, Pinterest proves it doesn’t have to be all that hard. Source: Pinterest blocks anti-vaccination content, citing science

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Facebook, Pinterest And YouTube Take Action To Discourage The Anti-Vaxxer Campaign

Social media platforms Facebook, Pinterest and Youtube are now taking action to stop the anti-vaxx campaign. Source: Facebook, Pinterest And YouTube Take Action To Discourage The Anti-Vaxxer Campaign