Misinformation runs rampant as Facebook says it may take a week before it unblocks some pages

Misinformation runs rampant as Facebook says it may take a week before it unblocks some pages

The Guardian

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News remains blocked as satirical websites are reinstated and Qanon and anti-vaxxers continue to be unaffected

Facebook may wait up to a week before unblocking some of the pages of hundreds of non-media organisations hit by its news ban, while anti-vaccination content and misinformation continues to run rampant on the social media platform.

News was blocked on Facebook in Australia on Thursday morning in response to the federal government’s news media code, which would require Facebook to negotiate with news publishers for the payment for content.

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