“The willingness seems to be more about let’s avoid the story or let’s control the narrative, rather than do the hard thing,” Boland instructed CNN’s chief media correspondent Brian Stelter on “Reliable Sources” Sunday. After greater than 11 years working at Facebook, “It’s one of the main reasons that I quit,” he mentioned.
“There’s about 12 people who are producing 65% of anti-vaccine misinformation on social media platforms,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki mentioned Thursday. That statistic comes from the nonprofit Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) which recognized in a report printed in March a couple of dozen customers it mentioned had been super-spreaders of anti-vaccine misinformation.
A Facebook spokesperson instructed CNN Friday the corporate had shut down some pages and teams belonging to the dozen or so folks recognized by the CCDH, however it might not specify which pages had been eliminated.
— CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan contributed to this report