Facebook to help combat virus misinformation

Sun Online Desk

5th March, 2020 01:52:17 printer

Facebook to help combat virus misinformation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network is stepping up its efforts to combat virus-related misinformation by giving the World Health Organization (WHO) free advertising.

Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook account that the company is working with national health ministries and global organizations like the World Health Orgnization, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and UNICEF to get out timely and accurate information on the virus, according to media report.

Zuckerberg said Facebook will also give support and millions more in ad credits to other unspecified organizations.