Facebook, Google, Twitter urged to do more to combat fake news in EU

  29 October 2019    Read: 972
Facebook, Google, Twitter urged to do more to combat fake news in EU

Facebook (FB.O), Google (GOOGL.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N) must do more to tackle fake news or face regulatory action, the European Commission said on Tuesday.

The threat by the EU executive came a year after the U.S. tech giants together with Mozilla, Microsoft (MSFT.O) and seven European trade bodies signed up to a voluntary code of conduct to combat fake news in a move aimed at warding off intrusive rules.


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