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Twitter Will Turn Off Some Features to Fight Election Misinformation - The New York Times

Twitter Will Turn Off Some Features to Fight Election Misinformation - The New York Times

my notes ( ? )

Most of the changes will start on Oct. 20, incl.:

  • extra friction on retweeting, encouraging quote RTs adding the users' own thoughts
  • pre-sharing warnings about flagged content
  • labelling early election result claims
  • disabling the algorithmic timeline

Also increasing factchecking and additional context on trending tweets.

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The above notes were curated from the full post www.nytimes.com/2020/10/09/technology/twitter-election-ban-features.html.

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