us elections 2020

Twitter says it flagged 300,000 “misleading” US election tweets

Twitter says it flagged 300,000 “misleading” US election tweets

Twitter described 3,000,000 tweets related to the US presidential election in the two weeks following the vote as "potentially misleading" and made up 0.2 percent of election-related posts, the compan...

Twitter, Facebook fail to correct Trump’s misinformation about the number

Twitter, Facebook fail to correct Trump’s misinformation about the number of US votes

When US President Donald Trump and his allies flooded social media on Wednesday with false claims to victory and unsupported allegations of election fraud, social media companies warned users that the...

YouTube channels that make money from ads are increasing claims

YouTube channels that make money from ads are increasing claims for fraud in Trump votes

At least nine popular YouTube channels on Thursday promoted debunked allegations of election fraud in the US president's race, conspiratorial content that could jeopardize the video service's advertis...

Facebook removes stop the steal pro-Trump constituency

Facebook removes stop the steal pro-Trump constituency

Facebook closed a pro-Trump group on Thursday that is organizing protests against the vote counting. It said it was used to delegitimize the electoral process and contained "worrying" calls for viole...

How Facebook and Twitter differ in labeling Trump’s US election

How Facebook and Twitter differ in labeling Trump’s US election posts

Social media companies have posted warning signs on several of President Donald Trump's posts falsely claiming victory in the US election and making unsubstantiated allegations about the counting of l...

Facebook breakdowns make it possible to repatriate banned US election

Facebook breakdowns make it possible to repatriate banned US election advertising

Facebook on Monday acknowledged flaws in enforcing its policies to remove misleading political advertisements for the US election after a report revealed that banned news was circulated.The social med...

Instagram pauses current search lists in the US to stop

Instagram pauses current search lists in the US to stop fake election messages

Facebook's Instagram announced on Thursday that it was making changes to its image-sharing platform for US users to prevent the spread of misinformation in the November 3rd presidential election.For u...

Facebook is to hold an emergency meeting to settle the

Facebook is to hold an emergency meeting to settle the content of the US elections

Facebook could take immediate measures to regulate viral content in the event of election conflict and civil unrest in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. According t...

Facebook Says Spammers, Scanners Using US Elections To Make Profits

Facebook Says Spammers, Scanners Using US Elections To Make Profits Online

Scammers from Albania to Vietnam are covering US politics and the upcoming presidential election to build fake audiences, maximize clicks and make money online, Facebook said on Wednesday.In one new r...