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Nearly 60% of coronavirus misinformation remains up on Twitter without a warning label

R Sinduja

News Editor

A study says that misinformation related to coronavirus pandemic remains 60% on Twitter, 24% on Facebook, 27% on YouTube without warning labels. The study analysed a sample of 225 pieces of misleading info between Jan & March 2020. Although social media platforms have taken measures to contain the spread of misinformation about COVID-19, they haven't replied to all disinformation spot by fact-checkers.