Research shows that About 65% of the fake content shared about vaccines comes from 12 profiles on social networks..
The data are part of a report by the NGO Center for Combating Digital Hate (CCDH) and Anti-Wax Watch, which monitors the anti-vaccine movement in the United States.
Analyzed 812 thousand posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram between February 1 and March 16, 2021. Two-thirds of all misinformation comes from the publications of 12 individuals.
The CCDH, which is headquartered in the United States and the United Kingdom, actually released the information last March, warning that “false information 12” will remain active on social networks as the report calls it.
“[Eles] Keep up the good work on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. False and misleading content created by 12 individuals and their organizations was viewed 29 million times last month, ”CCDH said in a statement.
According to the NGO, there were leaders of Facebook, Twitter and Google Informed spreaders of counterfeit content At the US Congress hearing on March 25.
“After questioning the legislators, the CEOs failed to keep their promises and allowed ’12 false information ‘to be published,” said Imran Ahmed, CEO of CCDH.