us elections 2020

Facebook will add Georgia to the political advertising ban again

Facebook will add Georgia to the political advertising ban again after the runoff elections

Facebook will again ban political advertising in Georgia on Wednesday after the end of the runoff elections, it said in a blog post on Tuesday."It's part of us Ongoing efforts to reduce the risk of co...

Twitter brings old retweet function back after US presidential election

Twitter brings old retweet function back after US presidential election

Twitter is reversing changes to its retweet feature to help curb the spread of misinformation during the US presidential election.The microblogging site had made it difficult for users to retweet a mi...

YouTube bans new videos alleging US election fraud following criticism

YouTube bans new videos alleging US election fraud following criticism

YouTube banned new videos with false claims of election fraud on Wednesday. It is said that enough states have certified Joe Biden as the next US president to make him official.Meanwhile, YouTube par...

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...