Facebook and the Fifth Estate must do more to fight misinformation
Should Big Tech assume more responsibility during these troubled times? "Conveniently, for a man who runs a business hosting this new force, Mr Zuckerberg counts it as a net blessing for humanity. But others are more alive to its dangers. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, has warned that rumours and misinformation, disseminated so quickly online at global scale, are hampering the response to the coronavirus crisis." Financial Times' innovation editor, John Thornhill, analyses.
From Financial Times