Facebook says it will look into preventing spread of anti-vaccination content

Facebook may take steps to limit the amount of anti-vaccine information users can share on the platform, reports Bloomberg.

The company announced it would look into the issue after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) penned a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday requesting information on steps the company is taking to prevent the spread of disinformation regarding vaccines. The letter highlighted the ease with which misinformation can spread on sites like Facebook and Instagram and specifically referenced the exposure to anti-vaccine content on social media.

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