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Viber messaging platform is Newest to Cancel COVID-19 misinformation

It follows Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp in distributing an interactive conversation service targeted at answering the most frequent COVID-19 related questions from dependable health sources. It is going to also supply real-time upgrades in the WHO.

Before this month, WHO first introduced the alarm system on WhatsApp, where consumers may click the’WHO Health Alert’ icon to inquire about their query.

“WHO’s purpose is to achieve as many individuals as possible using reliable health advice through advanced digital technologies. Information is strong and will help save lives in this outbreak,” the mind of WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said.

Facebook and Twitter have made moves to suppress the spread of corruption, and consented to carry down bogus claims that might lead to physical injury concerning this pandemic.

This comes as there’s been an onslaught of misinformation involving the coronavirus outbreak, together with EU Commissioner Ursula von der Leyen calling technology organizations to raise their efforts.

“It is a huge wave [of disinformation], breeding on the floor of doubt, anxiety along with the fast-changing information cycle,” she explained in a movie published on Twitter.

“We’re working with internet platforms, and we invite them to measure their action on disinformation about the coronavirus,” she explained.