Selena Gomez Slams Facebook for COVID-19 Misinformation

The popular American singer has slammed the tech-giant Facebook for spreading misinformation regarding COVID-19 on the site. According to media sources, the singer has said that the social media giant would be responsible for thousands of deaths if they aren’t serious about having tighter measures to prevent false information about the pandemic and the virus. According to the news outlets, the 28-years-old singer has said that the scientific disinformation has and will claim people’s lives. 

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Selena Gomez Criticizes Social Media Giant

The 28-years-old singer has slammed the social media giant Facebook for being insensitive in spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic, and the platform isn’t taking appropriate action against the culprits. It is the second time in a month that Selena has criticized Facebook for not being serious about the issues of spreading misinformation. The social media giant has claimed that they have strict parameters about the information shared about COVID-19. In September, she shared a private message sent to Facebook bosses Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg to stop the spread of misinformation about the COVID-19. She also shared a not on Instagram, in which she explicitly said that Facebook and Instagram are spreading misinformation, bigotry, hate, and racism. She urged the platforms to stop what is happening around, according to news reports. 

Selena Gomez Slams Facebook for COVID-19 Misinformation

Selena Gomez slams Facebook for COVID-19 misinformation. According to news information, Selena is upset with the disinformation, which is being spread over social media. She is urging social media, especially Facebook, to shut down the pages and groups that are spreading the misinformation. However, Facebook has claimed that they don’t prevent misinformation about the COVID-19 and vaccines on their platform. It is the second time in the last 30 days that she has criticized Facebook. Earlier, the singer said that she was left speechless after knowing that the Center of Countering Digital Hate accused the organization of selling Neo-Nazi and racist products on the platform like Instagram and Facebook. However, the platforms have already been notified about the issue.