Facebook is having a tougher time managing vaccine misinformation than it is letting on, leaks suggests


In public, Facebook has touted the resources it has dedicated to tackling COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation, even scolding U.S. President Joe Biden for his harsh criticism of the company's handling of the issue. In doing so, it claimed that "more than 2 billion people have viewed authoritative information about COVID-19 and vaccines on Facebook, which is more than any other place on the internet."

But internal Facebook documents suggest a disconnect between what the company has said publicly about its overall response to COVID-19 misinformation and some of its employees' findings concerning the issue.

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