Twitter started notifying users who tried to like or retweet a tagged tweet. The microblogging site adds a label to tweets that contain misleading information. The new feature will be available for iOS and Android users in the coming weeks.
By announcing the new feature, Twitter posted from his official account, “Providing context as to why a tagged Tweet is misleading under our election, COVID-19, and synthetic and manipulated media rules is vital. These messages have helped reduce Tweets with information citation by 29% misleading, so we’re expanding them to show when you tap to like a tagged Tweet. “
So when you try to like or retweet a message, you’ll get a pop-up message from Twitter the job claim is “contested”. It won’t stop you but it will warn you. However, despite the message, if you want to go ahead and like or retweet the tagged tweet, you can.
Twitter believes that alerting users before they like or retweet a conflicting post will slow down the reach of the tagged post. It will also reduce the likes on the post.
In view of the presidential elections in the United States, Twitter had started tagging most of President Donald Trump’s tweets. Even when the vote count was underway, Trump claimed to have won the US presidential election. The tweet along with many other Trump tweets were tagged by the microblogging site. While Twitter he could tag as many tweets as he wanted, he couldn’t completely remove Trump’s profile due to his guidelines.
“We recognize that it may sometimes be in the public interest to allow people to view Tweets that would otherwise be removed. We consider public interest content if it directly contributes to understanding or discussing a public interest issue.” Twitter state of policies.
Now that Trump is no longer the president of America, he may lose the protections against Twitter bans from January 2021. Trump will have to follow the same rules as all other users when President-elect Joe Biden takes over on January 20. This means that his tweets that violate the Twitter policies will be treated strictly. Speaking of the same thing, a Twitter The spokesperson told The Verge, “Twitter’s approach to world leaders, candidates and public officials is based on the principle that people should be able to choose to see what their leaders say with clear context. This means we can apply. notices and labels and limit engagement to certain tweets. This policy framework applies to current world leaders and candidates for office, not to private citizens when they no longer hold these positions.
Along with this, Trump’s official account on Twitter @plotus, @Flotus and @whitehouse will soon be transferred to Joe Biden.
Twitter has begun to warn users who have tried to like or retweet a tagged tweet containing incorrect information.
- Twitter started notifying users who tried to like or retweet a tagged tweet.
- The microblogging site adds a label to tweets that contain misleading information.
- The new feature will be available for iOS and Android users in the coming weeks.