Facebook has announced that it will begin issuing warnings to users who have clicked on or liked what it deems to be ‘misinformation’ about the coronavirus. The social network will also direct those users to a site where the World Health Organization “lists and debunks virus myths and rumors”, according to the AP.

the report states that “The new notice will be sent to users who have clicked on, reacted to, or commented on posts featuring harmful or false claims about COVID-19 after they have been removed by moderators.”

Facebook is to promote a WHO backed site called “Get The Facts,” where “conspiracy theories” about coronavirus are debunked.



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