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Twitter combats fakes news, deletes misleading and harmful contents

In an effort to combat manipulative discussions around the COVID-19 pandemic, Twitter has updated its policies last March 18 and removed over 2,230 Tweets containing misleading and potentially harmful content.
Twitter combats fakes news, deletes misleading and harmful contents

Bye fear-causing fake Tweets

Those Tweets could incite people to action and cause widespread panic, social unrest, and even large-scale disorder. The company said that its automated systems have challenged more than 3.4 million accounts targeting manipulative discussions around COVID-19.
Twitter can no detect spam accounts and has broadened the guidelines on unverified claims. Accounts and contents with such content will be removed and blocked from Twitter.
Twitter also highlighted that it has partnered with the national public health agency or the World Health Organization (WHO) to each country where the initiative was launched.

They include Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, and Yemen.

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Source: Twitter
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