Facebook to limit spread of groups offering health advice

Jackie Drees –
Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Facebook announced Sept. 17 it will start scaling back the spread of health information on its social media platform by getting rid of health groups from suggestions.

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Facebook users in the past have actually utilized the closed groups to spread out false information about vaccines and COVID-19, according to CNBC.

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” Facebook Groups, including health groups, can be a positive area for getting and offering assistance throughout tough life circumstances,” the businesss blog site post checks out. “At the exact same time, its vital that people get their health information from authoritative sources.”.

Facebook users will still have the ability to sign up with health groups by searching them out or being invited by friends.