Twitter Updates Warning Label For Donald Trump’s US Election Lies; Declares Joe Biden Won
Micro-blogging platform Twitter has updated the warning labels it applies to US elections misinformation to reflect that Joe Biden is the president-elect. Twitter’s fresh language change is now active on outgoing US President Donald Trump’s tweet from Saturday morning undermining the election outcome and will be applied to all future tweets that do the same. Earlier, the micro-blogging platform used to label the claims of election fraud as “disputed”
Twitter’s misinformation label has become a topic of discussion when the company began adding them to Donald Trump’s tweets and in some cases even hiding tweets. In the last week, Twitter had said that it has “inadvertently” limited engagements for a brief period on Trump’s tweets with “disputed” labels.