Study finds most anti-vaxx Facebook pages come from just two organisations

Study finds most anti-vaxx Facebook pages come from just two organisations
 

The majority of anti-vaccination Facebook pages appear to originate from just two US-based organisations.
A report from George Washington University suggests the World Mercury Project and Stop Mandatory Vaccinations are behind much of the misinformation spread on the social network.
The latter bought 54% of the anti-vaccine adverts displayed on Facebook through the duration of the study, according to the Guardian.
Both organisations are headed by anti-vaccination activists – Robert F Kennedy Jr and Larry Cook – who have criticised the use of child vaccinations in the US.
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17 November 2019 in Science &Technology, Views: 182
Source: Metro
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