Google, Microsoft, Facebook & more partner to combat COVID-19 fraud, misinformation

Seven major technology companies released a joint statement on March 16 outlining their shared efforts to dispel false information about the novel coronavirus on their respective platforms.

The joint industry statement was published by Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter and YouTube.

In full, the statement reads, "We are working closely together on COVID-19 response efforts. We're helping millions of people stay connected while also jointly combating fraud and misinformation about the virus, elevating authoritative content on our platforms, and sharing critical updates in coordination with government healthcare agencies around the world. We invite other companies to join us as we work to keep our communities healthy and safe."

Read more about how tech giants are battling coronavirus misinformation here.

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