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Social media firms bolster monitoring of Japan quake misinformation

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What sort of misinformation are we dealing with? What information is not being shared by regulated news outlets?

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What sort of misinformation are we dealing with?

The article mentions a clear example at the end.

Misinformation on social media, including fake requests for help, has hindered rescue operations in the quake-hit region.

What information is not being shared by regulated news outlets?

Do you think "regulated news outlets" should repeat and amplify scams and demonstrably false claims? to what purpose?

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It appears that they don't know how social media works, and how it is used - for good and bad. Bolstering the nation's capability to discern the good from the bad information from social media is hard, so they are taking the short cut and making the social media firms accountable. Classic!

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