The Pandemic Olympics, Vaccine Misinformation, and More Coronavirus News

Reading Time: 8 minutes The pandemic Olympics, vaccine misinformation, and reinstated Covid-19 passes. Here’s what you should know: Want to receive this weekly roundup and other coronavirus news? Sign up here! Headlines The Olympics could be a Covid-19 ‘super-evolutionary’ event A year later than planned, the 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off in Tokyo today. For stakeholders, there was a … Read more

Twitter tests more attention-grabbing misinformation labels – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes Twitter is considering changes to the way it contextualizes misleading tweets that the company doesn’t believe are dangerous enough to be removed from the platform outright. The company announced the test in a tweet Thursday with an image of the new misinformation labels. Within the limited test, those labels will appear with color-coded backgrounds now, … Read more