Twitter will revive features on the social media site to promote accurate information and crack down on false and misleading posts about November’s US midterm election, the company said in a blog post on Thursday.
Civil rights and online misinformation experts have accused social media and tech platforms of not doing enough to stop the spread of misinformation, including the idea that US President Joe Biden Didn’t win the 2020 election.
Twitter They say It will implement its civil integrity policy introduced in 2018 by the November 8 midterm, when all 435 seats in the US House of Representatives are at stake and nearly a third of the US Senate’s 100 seats.
The policy prohibits users from posting misleading content intended to deter people from voting and claims intended to undermine public confidence in elections, including false information about election results.
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Twitter said the tests resulted in 1.6 million fewer views of the misleading information per month.
In efforts to fight misinformation, such as during the 2020 presidential election, user timelines include information prompts to “prebank” the lie before it spreads further online.
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