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The senator asked CEO Andy Jassy to review the retail giant's algorithms to stop the spread of "falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines and cures.”
The Republican senator called his temporary suspension a "badge of honor."
To evade detection for spreading vaccine misinformation, groups on Facebook are using code words to talk about the shots.
Right-wing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation "has inarguably cost lives," she said.
Don't be fooled by that viral clip of Sean Hannity; Fox News hosts are casting doubt on the COVID-19 vaccine just as much as they always have.
On cable talk shows, Biden administration officials stuck to their message about the risks posed by misinformation on social media.
The homeopathic doctor allegedly gave patients fake vaccination cards with a Moderna lot number listed on them.
“Modern technology companies have enabled misinformation to poison our information environment with little accountability,” Dr. Vivek Murthy said.
The CDC's VAERS system tracks deaths that happen after vaccination regardless of whether the vaccine had any role to play. It is often cited by anti-vaxxers.
During a congressional hearing on extremism and misinformation, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said former President Donald Trump “should be responsible” for inciting the deadly Capitol riot.