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Twitter restores retweet functionality after effort to curb misinformation – Source CNET Internet News


Retweets are back.

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Twitter said Wednesday it will restore traditional retweet functionality after a months-long experiment to limit the spread of misinformation on the platform ahead of the US election last month.

Twitter said in October it would prompt users to add a comment to a tweet if they tried to retweet. Users could still retweet if they didn’t add their own remarks, a practice known a quote tweeting.

The goal was to…

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