Social media firm Twitter Inc on Monday flagged a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump about mail-in ballots, including a disclaimer describing the put up’s content material as “disputed” and doubtlessly deceptive.
“Huge issues and discrepancies with Mail In Ballots everywhere in the USA. Will need to have last whole on November third”, Trump tweeted late on Monday, with the tweet giving no proof for his assertion.
“Some or all the content material shared on this Tweet is disputed and is likely to be deceptive about find out how to take part in an election or one other civic course of”, Twitter’s disclaimer mentioned.
The disclaimer included a hyperlink to a web page highlighting how mail voting was authorized and protected.
Many states have expanded early voting and using mail-in ballots forward of the November three election, as some People attempt to keep away from crowded polls through the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump has repeatedly attacked mail-in voting, claiming with out proof that it’s going to result in widespread fraud. Democrats have argued it’s a protected and dependable different to in-person voting.
Twitter has additionally beforehand flagged posts from Trump, together with a tweet earlier this month through which Trump claimed he was proof against the coronavirus, with the social media firm saying the tweet had made “deceptive well being claims”.
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