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False claims circulates online that Facebook will shut down Messenger service
Multiple posts shared thousands of times on Facebook claim that the social media giant's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced it will shut down its Messenger service. The claim is false: as of December 16, 2020, there is no record of Zuckerberg making any such public announcement; Facebook has said the Messenger app will not shut down.

Instagram Post Distorts Facts on COVID-19 Death Reporting
An Instagram post falsely claims that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting all pneumonia and influenza deaths as caused by COVID-19. That’s wrong and is based on a misreading of one type of monitoring the agency conducts.