NGO says Facebook failed to detect misinformation in Brazilian election ads

Less than two months before Brazil’s 2022 election, a report from international NGO Global Witness found Facebook parent company Meta “appallingly” failed to detect false political ads. The organization tested Facebook’s ability to catch election-related misinformation by submitting 10 ads.Five of the advertisements featured blatantly false information about the election…

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Facebook failed to spot climate misinformation from some of its worst denialist offenders

Facebook may be failing to tag a large amount of climate misinformation posted on its site, a study released today indicates. Researchers from the Center for Counter Digital Hate analyzed 184 exceptionally popular stories from what it identified to be the top ten publishers of climate change denial content in the world (a list that…

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130+ UK Doctors: Failed COVID Policies Caused ‘Massive’ Harm, Especially to Children

A letter signed by more than 130 UK medical professionals accused UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other government officials of causing “massive, permanent and unnecessary harm” to the country A letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other UK government officials, signed by more than 130 UK medical professionals…

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