Are Facebook and Twitter ready for a contested election?


“Thats why, in the lead up to Election Day 2020, weve made a number of significant policy, item and enforcement updates to ensure that were prepared to protect the stability of the US election discussion on Twitter. In addition, the social network previewed separate PSAs that will appear in the occasion one candidate “states premature triumph” or contests the election result.These are genuine concerns for Facebook. Facebook and Twitter have actually been flooded with conspiracy theories and false information about the election. Viral stories of “mail discarding” have actually been distorted on social media by the right and the left to produce deceptive stories about the election, according to the Election Integrity Partnership, a joint project between researchers at Stanford, University of Washington, Graphika and the Atlantic Council.” Four years after Zuckerberg first called it a “crazy concept” that Facebook might have affected the election, the business is much more attuned to threats than it when was.

“Thats why, in the lead up to Election Day 2020, weve made a number of considerable policy, item and enforcement updates to guarantee that were prepared to safeguard the stability of the United States election conversation on Twitter. Facebook and Twitter have actually been swamped with conspiracy theories and false information about the election. Viral stories of “mail discarding” have been misshaped on social media by the right and the left to create deceptive narratives about the election, according to the Election Integrity Partnership, a joint job between researchers at Stanford, University of Washington, Graphika and the Atlantic Council.


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