Twitter added a label to President Donald Trump ‘s tweets on Tuesday for containing “potentially misleading information about voting processes,” a rare move that’s reignited tensions between the social network and conservative users. The move marked the first time that Twitter displayed a label on Trump’s tweets and indicated the company was taking a tougher stance against misinformation. On Tuesday, Trump tweeted that “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-in-Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent,” a claim that has been debunked by fact-checkers and news organizations. He continued his remarks in another tweet, stating that it will be a “Rigged Election.” A label appears under both tweets that reads: “Get the facts about mail-in ballots.” Clicking on the warning notice directs people to a page explaining that fact-checkers say there isn’t any evidence that mail-in ballots are linked to voter fraud. Trump also falsely stated in his tweets that California will send mail-in ballots to “anyone living in the state, no matter who they are or how they got there” when only registered voters will receive ballots. States such as Oregon, Utah and Washington have long conducted elections by mail only, while states such as Nebraska allow any… Read full this story
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