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Why Are Social Giants Letting Trump Sell Snake Oil?

The New York Times is calling out Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for letting President Trump’s half-baked COVID-19 cures spread like the virus itself. “At a White House briefing last week, Mr. Trump suggested that disinfectants and ultraviolet light were possible treatments for the virus,” it notes. “His remarks immediately found their way onto Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites, and people rushed to defend the president’s statements as well as mock them.”

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