Instagram’s Take to Limit Coronavirus Hoaxes!

Instagram Limits Coronavirus Hoaxes!

Following the recent outbreak of coronavirus throughout the globe, there has been a constant range of misinformation airing on all social platforms.

That being said, Instagram is no different!

Instagram’s initial step turned out to be in the direction of removing ‘known harmful misinformation related to COVID-19‘ that some mischievous people were spreading on the platform.

As a result…

The Instagram app started connecting users to credible sources by highlighting links to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other local health authorities following one searches for hashtags such as #coronavirus, COVID-19, etc. in the search bar.