WHO targets teens on social media to debunk virus myths

The WHO has established a presence on Snapchat. — Snapchat/AFP Relaxnews

The World Health Organization said on May 1 that it was working with social media companies in a bid to quash misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic – including on more light-hearted apps popular with teenagers.

The WHO said it had started working with TikTok and Snapchat since the pandemic broke out in a bid to reach out to teen and younger social messaging app users.

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