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Election 2020: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube wrestle with misinformation – Source CNET Tech


Social media companies are fighting misinformation about election results.

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Facebook, Twitter and YouTube continue to battle misinformation on their services as vote counts proceed in a tight and bitterly contested presidential election. 

Among the challenges the social networks have faced: fake accounts posing as credible news organizations that falsely called the election, fake reports of Sharpies being used to suppress votes and live streams broadcasting bogus results. President Donald Trump has also used social media to baselessly claim the election was being stolen from him, creating…

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