Discord bans ‘anti-vaccination content’ and ‘misleading’ Covid-19 information

Discord is updating its Community Guidelines There is a clause prohibiting the sharing of information it believes is “false or misleading” and “could cause physical or social harm” if action is taken. This rule may apply to a large amount of information, but Covid-19 rhetoric is the main example given. The chat service does not want to be a source of “anti-vaccination content” or advice not accepted by the medical community, such as the use of unproven home remedies.

In short, Discord will not allow individuals to “post, promote, or organize communities around false or misleading health information that may cause harm,” said Alex Anderson, Discord’s senior platform policy expert, in a statement. blog post Explanation update.