Snap Outlines How It Keeps Misinformation From Spreading on Snapchat

The flagship app does not offer an open, unvetted news feed


Snap Inc. outlined the steps it takes to prevent misinformation from spreading on its platform with an eye toward pandemic developments including the delta variant, as well as the Covid-19 vaccine.

The company wrote in a blog post Monday, “As the world continues to battle the latest developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to ensure that the public has access to accurate, credible information. The rapid spread of false information can pose serious threats to our institutions and public health, and we believe we’re in a moment in which companies, organizations and individuals should take stock of their efforts to help prevent it.”

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