Half of UK adults exposed to fake coronavirus news online

Nearly half of UK adults have been exposed to false or misleading information about coronavirus online in the last week, a UK media regulator has said.

New research by the media regulator also found that many people are struggling to tell what is true or false in relation to Covid-19.

It follows calls from senior MPs and other organisations for social media companies to be better held to account over disinformation.

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden spoke to major social...
source: Metro

2020-04-09 02:41
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