Facebook enlists NZ influencers in misinformation battle

Facebook enlists NZ influencers in misinformation battle
Nick McDonnell, Meta’s head of public policy for New Zealand and the Pacific. (Image: Supplied)
Daniel Dunkley
Meta, the social media giant formerly known as Facebook, has launched a new campaign to tackle misinformation on its platforms, as it comes under fire for the spread of anti-vax messages in New Zealand.The Mark Zuckerberg-controlled social media group will team up with First Draft, a global misinformation coalition, to offer resources and information on conspiracy theories and misleading information.Meta has enlisted David Letele, a South Auckland-based fitness influencer and retired professional boxer, to start the “Don’t Be a Misi...

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