Research note: Examining how various social media platforms have responded to COVID-19 misinformation

  title={Research note: Examining how various social media platforms have responded to COVID-19 misinformation},
  author={Nandita Krishnan and Jiayan Gu and Rebekah Tromble and Lorien C. Abroms},
  journal={Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review},
We analyzed community guidelines and official news releases and blog posts from 12 leading social media and messaging platforms (SMPs) to examine their responses to COVID-19 misinformation. While the majority of platforms stated that they prohibited COVID-19 misinformation, the responses of many platforms lacked clarity and transparency. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter had largely consistent responses, but other platforms varied with regard to types of content prohibited, criteria… 

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