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Facebook is a worldwide social media website.
- 05 April 2020 (+25 dayssrc): Facebook admits to erroneously flagging posts by groups working to sew their own masks. They threatened to ban organizers of some groups.
- 06 April 2020 (+26 dayssrc): False reports linking 5G cell towers to COVID-19 have been circulating around the internet for a while. Only after these false rumors lead to cell towers being burned in the UK, along with pressure from UK government leaders, does Facebook announce that it will remove these false claims from its platform - but only if the claim could lead to "physical harm".
- 05 April 2020: Facebook Hampers Do-It-Yourself Mask Efforts, The New York Times
- 07 April 2020: How false claims about 5G health risks spread into the mainstream, The Guardian