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Accounts Suspended for Violations of Twitter COVID-19 Misleading Information Policy

The chart presents the number of accounts suspended by Twitter, due to violations of its COVID-19 Misleading Information Policy, for the period July 2020 - March 2022. The report shows the efforts of Twitter to limit the spread of COVID-19 disinformation online and it is part of the European Commission's Code of Practice on Disinformation monitoring process.
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Content Removed for Violations of Meta COVID-19 and Vaccine Misinformation Policies

The chart presents the distribution of the content removed by Meta from Facebook and Instagram, due to violations of its COVID-19 Misleading Information Policy, for the period June 2020 - February 2022. The report shows the efforts of Meta to limit the spread of COVID-19 disinformation online and it is part of the European Commission's Code of Practice on Disinformation monitoring process.
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Content Removed for Violations of Twitter COVID-19 Misleading Information Policy

The chart presents the distribution of the content removed by Twitter, due to violations of its COVID-19 Misleading Information Policy, for the period July 2020 - March 2022. The report shows the efforts of Twitter to limit the spread of COVID-19 disinformation online and it is part of the European Commission's Code of Practice on Disinformation monitoring process.
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Google Ads Accounts With Misrepresentation Violations (by Country)

The chart shows the number of Google Ads accounts with adds violating Google's standards regarding misrepresentation, by billing country. The data used are those reported by Google under the European Union Code of Practice against Disinformation. The results show that Germany is the billing country for the highest number of these accounts. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.
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Google Ads Accounts With Violation of the Policy "Insufficient Original Content" (by Country)

This data reported by Google under the European Union Code of Practice against Disinformation shows the number of Google Ads accounts whose adds violated Google's standards regarding original content, split up by billing country. The United Kingdom was listed as the billing country for the highest number of these accounts.
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Number Advertiser Submissions Blocked by Microsoft for Containing Disinformation About COVID-19

The chart shows the number of advertisments submissions blocked by Microsoft under their Misleading Content policy for combating COVID-19 disinformation. The data used are those reported by Microsft under the European Union Code of Practice on Disinformation and covers the period July 2020 - February 2022. Since October 2020, the data reported includes also data on vaccine-related disinformation.
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Number of Accounts Suspended by Google for Coronavirus-Related Policy Violations

The chart shows the number of accounts suspended by Google for Coronavirus-related policy violations, by type of account, from January 2020 until February 2022. The data used are those reported by Google under the European Union Code of Practice on Disinformation monitoring programme. Overall, the data shows that Germany has the highest number of accounts suspended (453 accounts), followed by France (255) and Poland (198).
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Number of Ads Blocked by Twitter (May 2019)

The chart, based on data reported by Twitter under the European Union Code of Practice against Disinformation, shows the distribution of ads from non-certified accounts prevented from targeting European Union member states between April and May 2019. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Ireland was targeted by the most ads of this kind, while Lithuania by the least ones.
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Number of Ads Rejected Under Twitter's Quality Ads Policy

Based on the data reported by Twitter under the European Union Code of Practice against Disinformation, in the period 01 to 20 May 2019, the United Kingdom was the target of the most rejected ads under Twitter's Quality Ads Policy. It was followed by Sweden and France. Lithuania is the country targeted by the fewest rejected ads. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.
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Number of Ads Rejected Under Twitter's Unacceptable Business Practices Ads Policy

Based on the data reported by Twitter under the European Union Code of Practice against Disinformation, in the period 01 to 20 May 2019, the United Kingdom was the target of the most rejected ads under Twitter's Unacceptable Business Practices Ads Policy. It was followed by Sweden and Spain. Lithuania is the country targeted by the fewest rejected ads.