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Social media sites act on NHS call for ban on ads for miracle cures

Facebook and Instagram have announced that they will remove posts promoting miracle cures and get-slim-quick products, which are known to have limited benefits with possible damaging side-effects.

The move follows a series of requests from health service chiefs including NHS chief executive Simon Stevens to act responsibly and protect users from content that could cause physical or mental harm. More....