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Twitter says UK PM Johnson's party misled public with 'factcheck' account

Reuters Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Twitter says UK PM Johnson's party misled public with 'factcheck' accountTwitter said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party misled the public by changing the name of one of its Twitter accounts to make it look like a fact checking service during a televised election debate.
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News video: Tories misled voters with Twitter rebrand, says Full Fact

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Chief Executive of Full Fact Will Moy says the Conservative Party misled the public after it rebranded its official Twitter account as "factcheckUK". He adds election laws need to be updated to force transparency in online campaigns during elections. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at...

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