Facebook issued an official policy regarding anti-vaccination misinformation within advertisements back last March. It reads as follows … Combatting Vaccine Misinformation We are working to tackle vaccine misinformation on Facebook by reducing its distribution and providing people with authoritative information on the topic. We are starting by taking a series of steps: We will reduce the … Read moreHow is Facebook anti-vaccination policy doing?
As the 2020 elections loom in the US and also in the UK in just a few weeks, the role that Facebook plays in swinging the outcome via outright manipulation and lies is coming sharply into focus. “I don’t know, I can’t remember” There was this recent interaction between AOC and Mark Zuckerberg. What happened … Read moreFacebook and “Freedom of Expression”
Trump might slag off the media as the “enemy of the people”, but that never deters him from happily using them as a soapbox for his creative interviews that are commonly devoid of facts. After his recent Washington Post interview, they found it necessary to publish some fact-checking a couple of days ago … “We’re … Read moreAre there Fact Checking standards for fact checkers?
If you read the “peer-reviewed” tabloids then your immediate answer might be a resounding “yes” … Sun: People who eat organic food ‘are 25 per cent less likely to get cancer’ Daily Mail: Organic food lowers blood and breast cancer risk, study finds These are not exactly credible sources for anything. OK, so how about this source … Read moreDoes eating Organic greatly reduce your cancer risk?
It is distinctly possible that after Salman Rushdie published his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, back in 1988, you would normally have never heard of it. Can you for example name any other novel he has written? Everything changed when the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the Supreme Leader of Iran at that time, issued a formal fatwā calling … Read moreBest Climate Change Promoter – Trump