Google launches anti-fake news campaign in Europe

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Working with Jigsaw, psychologists from the University of Cambridge and the University of Bristol, have produced 90-second video clips that warn people about harmful content on social media related to Ukrainian refugees.

The study was based on seven experiments, including one on a group of Americans over the age of 18 who often watch political news on YouTube. About 5.4 million Americans watched the video clip on YouTube, with nearly 1 million of those watching in as little as 30 seconds.

The campaign, conducted in partnership with local NGOs, scholars and experts on fake news, aims to build capacity to deal with disinformation. corpses of refugees

The spread of fake news and misinformation in the US and Europe on social media platforms has forced many governments to introduce new laws to prevent fake news. Poland is among the countries chosen by Jigsaw to launch this campaign because it hosts the most refugees from Ukraine.

As planned, Google’s anti-fake news campaign will last for 1 month in the three countries above.

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Source : Genk