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Pinterest Blocks Vaccination Search – WSJ

Pinterest has stopped returning search results for vaccines. This is a drastic step, according to the social media company, aimed at curbing the spread of misinformation. However, this shows that power tech companies have the ability to control conversations about hot button issues.

Most common Pinterest images related to vaccines have been warned, contradicting established medical guidelines and research that show that vaccines are safe, Pinterest said. The image search platform has tried to remove the antivaccination …

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