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Twitter's rigid fact-check rules allow Trump to continue spreading false information about the election

WorldNews Wednesday, 15 July 2020 ()
Twitter's rigid fact-check rules allow Trump to continue spreading false information about the electionWashington (CNN)The world took notice on May 26, when Twitter fact-checked President Donald Trump for the very first time. Trump posted a series of blatant lies about mail-in voting, and declared that "this will be a rigged election." Twitter responded swiftly, saying that the viral posts contained "potentially misleading" information, and slapped a fact-check label on them. But seven weeks later, and after a dozen similarly untruthful tweets from the President, that extraordinary step by Twitter looks more like a one-time aberration than the new normal. According to a CNN analysis, Trump's latest posts included misleading information about the mechanics of mail-in voting, flat-out lies that...
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