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    Default Facebook debuts vaccine pop-up windows to stop the spread of misinformation

    Jacqueline Howard
    September 4, 2019

    (CNN)A new feature is rolling out on Facebook and Instagram to combat the spread of anti-vaccine misinformation.
    Facebook, which owns Instagram, announced on Wednesday that educational pop-up windows will appear on the social media platforms when a user searches for vaccine-related content, visits vaccine-related Facebook groups and pages, or taps a vaccine-related hashtag on Instagram.
    If the user is based in the United States, the pop-up window will connect the user to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for credible information on vaccines. If the user is outside of the United States, it will connect them to the World Health Organization.

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