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GoFundMe joins Instagram and other companies in crackdown on anti-vaxxer misinformation

GoFundMe joins Instagram and other companies in crackdown on anti-vaxxer misinformation

GoFundMe has joined a growing list of social media companies cracking down on anti-vaccination propaganda to help stop the spread of misinformation.

The increased effort from tech giants, such as Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube, comes amid a relentless anti-vaccine movement, talk about "chickenpox parties" and concerns over measles outbreaks across the country. It also comes as the American Medical Association, the nation's most prominent doctors' organization, has urged social media platforms to ensure users have access to accurate information on vaccines.

Amazon confirmed this week that it, too, had taken action, pulling books from its online marketplace that...

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