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A BBC investigation has found that climate change conspiracies are widespread on foreign-language editions of Wikipedia. The problem is due to those Wikipedia editions having fewer editors.
Facebook has announced that it will now be removing conspiracy theories related to potential COVID-19 vaccines, such as claims that Bill Gates will use them to implant microchips in our bodies.
After announcing that it would be removing videos containing misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, YouTube has now stated that it will be removing all content promoting harmful conspiracy theories.
Twitter announced a crackdown on QAnon, the conspiracy theory movement, by banning 7,000 accounts, and taking additional measures to prevent the spread of content violating the platform's rules.
A tear down of a £339 anti-5G USB stick, dubbed 5GBioShield, has found that it has an uncanny resemblance to cheap, £5 USB sticks that you can find online. The retailer claims it protects against 5G.
The UK's communication regulator, Ofcom, has reiterated that tests it has conducted over the last several years show 5G to be safe to human health. It comes after arsonists destroyed 5G masts.
The UK government is calling on social media firms to do more to tackle 5G-related conspiracy theories. It will hold virtual meetings with representatives from tech firms this week.
YouTube is to begin work on filtering out videos from recommendations that promote wild conspiracy theories. Some theory examples YouTube gave were miracle cures, and flat Earth theories.
YouTube has announced plans at South by Southwest to tackle conspiracy theories on its site with fact-based information. It comes at a time when the site is battling divisive content.
Google's card-based info system, as well as its digital Assistant, are returning weird conspiracy theories when asked certain queries. The problem stems from sourcing info from disreputable websites.