Research shows that 65% of fake content shared about vaccines comes from 12 profiles on social networks.
The data is part of a report by the NGO Center for Combating Digital Hate (CCDH) and Anti-Wax Watch, an organization that 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. About two-thirds of all false information comes from publications of 12 individuals.
CCDH, headquartered in the United States and the United Kingdom, originally released the information last March and warned that “12 disinformation”, as they are reported in the report, remain active on social networks.
“[Eles] Continue to work on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. “False and misleading content produced by 12 individuals and their organizations has been viewed 29 million times in the last month,” CCDH said in a statement.
According to the NGO, Facebook and Twitter and Google were also leaders Informed about fake content broadcasters At a US Congressional hearing on March 25.
CCDH CEO Imran Ahmed said, “Since the questioning of MPs, the CEO’s failure to deliver on his promise has allowed ’12 propaganda ‘to publish 105 misinformation.”