#facebook, #twitter, and #google still aren’t doing enough about disinformation, EU says


Facebook, Twitter, and Google still aren’t doing enough to battle disinformation on their platforms, European Union officials said in a statement released this week.

As part of a plan to fight disinformation on social media, the companies signed on to a voluntary proposal to crack down on the problem last year, which included making plans to increase transparency and fight fake accounts. The European Commission is now publicizing monthly progress reports on the topic, and has released the first, covering January.

In the statement, the officials criticized the companies’ responses, saying “we need to see more progress.”

“Platforms have not provided enough details showing that new policies and tools are…

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