Twitter Expands Rule Against Misleading Voting Info After Trump Tweets

Twitter CEO and cofounder Jack Dorsey addresses students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Nov. 12, 2018, in New Delhi, India.
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Twitter is imposing a broader rule against spreading misleading information about voting and elections, a possible challenge to President Donald Trump’s attacks on mail-in ballots, NBC News reported.

Twitter said in a blog post Thursday that it would label or force users to remove tweets that “may suppress participation or mislead people about when, where, or how to participate in a civic process” such as voting.

The service has already been on a collision course with Trump over the president’s opposition to mail-in or absentee ballots. Twitter began fact-checking his tweets in May and has since done so several times, including last week.

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