2 April 2020

Facebook bans coronavirus ‘miracle cure’ ads

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On Tuesday, Facebook took it a step further. As Business Insider reported, the platform plans to ban ads that promise to cure the contagious illness or that try to “create a sense of urgency” about it. reports citing foreign media that Facebook says it’s also going to take down fake news about the virus entirely if posts put people at risk.

Fearmongering has already got people running for the exits – or, in this case, price-gouging face masks on Amazon and flocking to Facebook groups to buy medical masks in bulk.

According to MarketWatch, as of Wednesday, the COVID-19 tally was up to 81,245 confirmed cases worldwide and at least 2,770 deaths.

2020.02.27 / 17:23
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