Twitter to Label Misleading COVID-19 Information

Twitter to Label Misleading COVID-19 Information

Twitter will add labels and warning messages to some tweets with conflicting or misleading information about COVID-19, the company said Monday as part of a new approach to misinformation, which will eventually expand to other topics. A Twitter blog post stated that Twitter’s new labels will provide links to more information in cases where the risk of harm from a tweet is not severe enough but may confuse or confuse people.

The company said that depending on the trend for the type of damage and misleading information in the tweet, a warning may also be added to say the tweet’s collision with guidance from public health experts before the user sees it.

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Twitter said that these labels, similar to those launched for flag synthetic and manipulated media, would also apply to tweets that were sent prior to Twitter’s announcement and would be used regardless of whether Who sent the tweet

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Alphabet’s pressure on Google’s video service social media sites including Facebook and YouTube to face misinformation has spread on its platforms about the COVID-19 epidemic caused by the new coronavirus.

Such false claims have led to misinformation ranging from fraudulent fixes to viruses to high-profile figures such as Microsoft co-founder Bill Philanthropist Bill Gates, or about 5G mobile phone technology.

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Third-party fact-checking partners of social media giant Facebook, which includes labels and Reuters, Rate and Debunk viral content on the site last month, YouTube said it was fact-checked for third-party, US Will also start showing the information panel with. Video search result

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