Facebook under pressure to halt rise of anti-vaccination groups

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Experts are calling on company to counter closed groups where members can post misinformation without challenge Facebook is under pressure to stem the rise of anti-vaccination groups spreading false information about the dangers of life-saving vaccines while peddling unfounded alternative treatments such as high doses of vitamin C. Related: How Facebook and YouTube help spread anti-vaxxer propaganda Continue reading... …

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