Twitter Says Will Flag Trump Tweet If He Declares Victory Too Early


Twitter said Thursday it will label or remove posts that prematurely declare victory in the upcoming U.S. election, making it the latest social media company to set out a plan for a prolonged vote count and a president who appears primed to dispute results if he does not win.

The social network’s rules currently prohibit a narrower set of election-related tweets, including posts that stoke confusion about how to vote and other forms of voter suppression. And the platform in recent months has flagged some tweets by President Donald Trump and his allies that contained misleading information about mail-in voting.

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  1. Notice how they didn’t say the same thing about Biden. After Hillary’s admonition to “keep fighting, don’t give in” if the counts are close, I would think Biden is at least as likely as Trump to dispute results etc.


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