Source: Fact checkers and leading health organisations urge Government to take health misinformation seriously in Online Safety Bill – Full Fact Based upon how much public health information turned out to be wrong, even outright lies given to us by the authorities, will they censor themselves? Of course not.
84 million Americans are not going to lose access to Medicaid. The headline misrepresents what is actually happening in order to create a salacious, scary and untrue headline. This is the very definition of yellow journalism.
Facebook found that it’s labeling of Covid-19 related posts, and attempts to link users to government approved messaging did not work.
In April 2021, the official White House Facebook account announced that the Johnson and Johnson Covid vaccine was “paused”. Facebook began shadow banning this announcement because their algorithm viewed this as being anti vaccine (a.k.a. anti-vax) that would discourage uptake of Covid vaccinations.
The CDC was obtaining phone tracking data to monitor American’s compliance with lockdown orders, and gradually intended to expand the monitoring for other activities too, unrelated to Covid.