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Facebook enlists NZ influencers in misinformation battle

Daniel Dunkley
Wed, 24 Nov 2021

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
Wed, 24 Nov 2021
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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