14 February 2024, Brand South Africa, Press Release

Social media platforms are asked to work with the South African news media to co-create a conducive information environment for the upcoming elections. The aim is to reduce the potential for disinformation, harassment, and hate speech that could harm the integrity of the poll.

It follows a successful workshop held with Media Monitoring Africa in January to predict information-related risks to the elections and suggest how social media could help to address these.

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