YouTube adds links to fight mail-in voting misinformation ahead of Election Day
Thursday, 24 September 2020
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YouTube is stepping up its measures against misinformation around the upcoming US election. In a blog post today, the platform announced an array of new changes, including changes to the search results for presidential and congressional candidates, which will now have authoritative information panels about a candidate ahead of video search results.
“As we approach November 3, we’re working hard to make YouTube a more reliable source for news and information, as well as an open platform for healthy political discourse,” said Leslie Miller, YouTube’s VP of government affairs and public policy, in a post announcing the changes.
The boldest effort is a new measure specifically targeted at misinformation around mail-in voting. Starting today,...
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