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|Are governments among the worst offenders of ‘Fake news’?|
The EC has published reports by Facebook, Google and Twitter covering the progress made in January 2019 on their commitments to fight disinformation.
These three online platforms are signatories of the Code of Practice against disinformation and have been asked to report monthly on their actions ahead of the European Parliament elections in May 2019.More specifically, the EC asked to receive detailed information to monitor progress on the scrutiny of ad placement, transparency of political advertising, closure of fake accounts & marking systems for automated bots.