Twitter Testing Ways to Fight Misinformation with Orange and Red Badges from Community

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Twitter testing ways to fight misinformation with orange and red badges [Google] [Bing]

NBC News reports Twitter is experimenting with adding brightly colored labels directly beneath lies and misinformation posted by politicians and other public figures, according to a leaked demo of new features sent to the network.

According to NBC News, in one iteration of the demo, Twitter users could earn “points” and a “community badge” if they “contribute in good faith and act like a good neighbor” and “provide critical context to help people understand information they see.”

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Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months [Google] [Bing]

Adam Schiff cautions Trump against pardoning Roger Stone [Google] [Bing]

Pompeo criticizes Democrat senators over secret meeting with Iranian officials [Google] [Bing]

A delegation of Democratic senators reportedly led by Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) held a secret meeting (not sanction by the US government) with Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the annual Munich Security Conference, where Pompeo was an official speaker. [The Washington Free Beacon | Pompeo Slams Democrats for Secret Meeting With Top Iranian Official]

Somalia leader claims Ilhan Omar married her brother [Google] [Bing]

Extremist kills 9 in Frankfurt hookah bar [Google] [Bing]

Locust attacks in East Africa February 2020 [Google] [Bing]




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