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EU says internet giants make progress against disinformation but more action needed for transparency

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | 15:36 CET | News
The European Commission has asked the signatories to the Code of Practice on Disinformation to step up their efforts in the run-up to the EU elections in May 2019. It said Google, Facebook, Twitter, Mozilla and advertising sector associations have submitted their first reports on the steps they are taking to comply with the code. There has been some progress, notably in removing fake accounts and limiting the visibility of sites that promote disinformation, but more action is needed to ensure full transparency of political advertisements by the start of the election campaign.

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Companies: European Commission / Facebook / Google / Interactive Advertising Bureau / Mozilla / Twitter
Countries: Europe
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