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The Coronavirus is a fast-spreading global crisis. Misinformation and rumors about the pandemic are a serious problem that could impact response efforts around the world. What are Facebook and other social media platforms doing to combat this and how can we be informed citizens of the internet? We'll hear from two legal experts and Facebook's head of security on the head-on efforts to address misinformation about the pandemic, and whether these efforts might alter how users, the platforms themselves, and society think about online free speech. Read more about Free Speech Project: Confronting Viral Disinformation