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This report provides a timeline of the mechanisms put in place by major digital platforms to fight against disinformation between January 2020 and February 2021.

NewsGuard demonstrates that advertising revenues stemming from major companies funded the online disinformation campaigns that led to the storming of the U.S. Capitol.

This blogpost of the EU DisinfoLab explores the shortcomings of content moderation on Twitter and YouTube.

NewsGuard has published a report that provides a list of the 10 sources of disinformation and the 10 reliable sources of information that generated the most engagement on social networks in France in 2020.

The NGO AVAAZ has published a report that criticizes Facebook’s management of its platform during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The European Union has published a report regarding the efforts made by major digital platforms to limit online disinformation related to the COVID-19 crisis.

The results of this analysis show that engagement with disinformation sources is greater today that it was during the run-up to the 2016 U.S. elections.

Although this Code has been, according to the report, a “valuable instrument” in the fight against disinformation, the document mostly highlights its limitations and shortcomings, “mainly due to the Code’s self-regulatory nature.”

The propagation of the COVID-19 virus has been accompanied by a wave of disinformation that has undermined policy responses and amplified distrust and concerns among citizens.

False information regarding COVID-19 is spreading through Black online spaces writes Brandi Collins-Dexter.

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