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Two Groups Finance Over Half Of Facebook’s Anti-Vax Ads – SkyStatement

The anti-vax movement has done a lot to derail one of the greatest achievements of modern medicine: vaccinations. Measles, a potentially lethal disease that is easily prevented with the MMR vaccine, has seen a global resurgence this year, with 1,261 cases reported in the US alone. In 2016, that figure was just 86. Parents opting… […]

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YouTube bans videos promoting MMS bleach ‘cure’ after BI investigation – Business Insider

YouTube explicitly banned promoting MMS, in the wake of a Business Insider investigation showing how the substance was being pushed in YouTube videos. Source: YouTube bans videos promoting MMS bleach ‘cure’ after BI investigation – Business Insider

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YouTube removed five times more content for violating hate speech rules – CNN

YouTube said it had removed more than 100,000 videos and over 17,000 channels for violating its hate speech rules during the second quarter. Source: YouTube removed five times more content for violating hate speech rules – CNN

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YouTube has been running ads on videos promoting bogus medicine, including the claim that donkey’s milk can prevent cancer – Pulse Nigeria

BBC researchers found dozens of YouTube videos pushing fake cancer cures were being monetized with ads. Source: YouTube has been running ads on videos promoting bogus medicine, including the claim that donkey’s milk can prevent cancer – Pulse Nigeria

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MMS: Jim Humble, YouTube hyped bleach as autism cure, reached millions – Business Insider

YouTube has played host to hundreds of videos where devotees of ‘Miracle Mineral Solution’ — actually a type of bleach — claim it has healing powers. Source: MMS: Jim Humble, YouTube hyped bleach as autism cure, reached millions – Business Insider

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YouTube to delete thousands of accounts after it bans supremacists, conspiracy theorists and other ‘harmful’ users | The Independent

YouTube will delete thousands of accounts after banning “supremacists”, conspiracy theorists and other harmful accounts, it has claimed. The decision was made after an in-depth review of its rules on Source: YouTube to delete thousands of accounts after it bans supremacists, conspiracy theorists and other ‘harmful’ users | The Independent

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YouTube Takes Ads of Anti-Vaccination Channels | 10 daily

YouTube channels that appear to push anti-vaccination agendas will no longer earn money from advertisements. Source: YouTube Takes Ads of Anti-Vaccination Channels | 10 daily