Twitter outlines a new crisis misinformation policy to deal with fake news

Posted On: Jun 30, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

Twitter outlines a new crisis misinformation policy to deal with fake news

What you need to know
Twitter has introduced a new crisis misinformation policy to control the spread of fake news.
Twitter calls out the war in Ukraine as an example of where this would be used.
-. Misinformation and its wildfire-like spread is something that Twitter has been battling with for years.
The new policy is related to Ukraine right now but will expand in the future.
Twitter has outlined a new crisis misinformation policy that is designed to make sure that fake news and misinformation don't spread via the social network during important events.
While Twitter already has policies in place for the spread of misinformation, this latest one appears to be specifically related to crises.
Today, we're introducing our crisis misinformation policy - a global policy that will guide our efforts to elevate credible, authoritative information, and will help to ensure viral misinformation isn't amplified or recommended by us during crises. In times of crisis, misleading information can undermine public trust...

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