Twitter has started fact checking Trump’s tweets

On Tuesday, social media giant Twitter, placed a fact check label on some of President Trump’s tweets about the California mail-in ballots.

“There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone…..”, the President tweeted.

Just below that tweet, an information symbol appears that takes you to a site with information contrary to what Trump shared.

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Twitter spokeswoman Katie Rosborough, told The Washington Post that his tweets “contain potentially misleading information about voting processes and have been labeled to provide additional context around mail-in ballots.”

The platform has been widely criticized for letting misinformation spread and this measure seems to be a step to correct that.

The President blasted Twitter for attempts to “silence conservative voices.”

 

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