Facebook is attempting to prevent bogus health claims from spreading online

Facebook is working to limit the reach of posts creating “sensational health claims” in an attempt to tamp down on information, in line with a brand new announcement from the social media network. Social media sites are notorious breeding grounds for dubious health data, from anti-vaccine arguments to too-good-to-be-true well-being claims. A Wall Street Journal investigation revealed Tuesday, the same day Facebook created its announcement, found that Facebook and YouTube are rife with posts promoting questionable alternative cancer therapies, for instance. Many of […]