Social Media Platforms Have a Tough Task Combating Coronavirus Misinformation

Facebook, Twitter and others are limiting employee travel—and trying to stop the flow of misinformation on their platforms.

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Many of the largest social media companies are grappling with misinformation surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Getty Images

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As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, many of the largest companies in Silicon Valley have had to think not only about the health of their employees but also the health of their platforms.

@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.