When misinformation online leads to death threats

Three stories of what happens when false information is spread about you on social media sites.
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Instagram to block hashtags that promote vaccine misinformation

Instagram says it will block hashtags used to promote misinformation about vaccines.
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Facebook to Rank News Sources by Quality to Battle Misinformation

Facebook plans to start ranking news sources in its feed based on user evaluations of credibility, a major step in its effort to fight false and sensationalist information that will also push the company further into a role it has long sought to avoid—content referee.
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Social Media Confronts Misinformation, Harassment

Twitter said it would let users block notifications of tweets that include specific words, the latest step by social-media companies struggling with how to address complaints about misinformation and hate speech on their sites.
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