Abortion Misinformation on Social Media

The Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v Wade sparked disinformation on home remedy abortions, mostly originating from the United States and United Kingdom

Following the overturning of Roe v Wade, social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and TikTok started sharing misinformation on herbal remedies that could be used for home abortions, a practice experts say can be dangerous. TikTok contained the most misinformation, and also the most extremist content, in which the intention was often not disguised.

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