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Twitter Now SLAPPING ‘Labels,’ ‘Warnings’ on COVID-19 Content It Deems ‘Misleading’

Posted on 12 May 2020

Twitter is now slapping labels and warnings on content to let users know what they are and aren’t allowed to post about the COVID-19 crisis. “Starting today, we’re introducing new labels and warning messages that will provide additional context and information on some Tweets containing disputed or misleading information related to COVID-19,” Twitter announced in a blog. The May 11 blog post by Head of Site Integrity Yoel Roth and Public Policy representative Nick Pickles declared that Twitter will “use these labels and warning messages to provide additional...