IEC partners with Facebook, Google, Twitter and Tik Tok to fight fake news during elections

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20 October 2021, IOL, Kailene Pillay

The Electoral Commission (IEC) and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) have joined hands with major social media platforms to fight the spread of disinformation, in the run-up to, during and beyond the municipal elections.

The Commission and MMA, which in 2019, launched a joint action to deal with disinformation, reached an agreement with Google, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok to work in support of our efforts to end the scourge of disinformation.

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