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Twitter labeled 300k election tweets with misleading or disputed content, report says – Source CNET Tech


Twitter has been cracking down on election misinformation. 

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Twitter added labels with additional context to around 300,000 tweets with potentially misleading or unconfirmed content over two weeks spanning the 2020 US presidential election, according to a Thursday report by CNN. Additionally, Twitter reportedly said more than 450 of the labeled tweets were concealed by a warning message and were subject to limited retweeting. The analysis looked at tweets about the election posted between Oct. 27 to Nov. 11.

The social media company, along with other tech giants like Facebook and Google, has been working…

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