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Twitter gave Trump tweets a ‘fact-checking' warning and he got very angry about it

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Apparently, Donald Trump's tweets aren't always factually accurate. Who knew!
Twitter has flagged tweets from US president Donald Trump with a fact-check warning.
The social media site added a warning phrase to two of Mr Trump's tweets in which he called postal voting ‘fraudulent' and predicted that ‘mail boxes will be robbed'.
Under the tweets, there is now a link reading ‘Get the facts about mail-in ballots' that guides users to a Twitter Moments page with fact checks and news stories about Mr Trump's unsubstantiated claims.
Until now, the US president has overcome Twitter's...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday.
Twitter has for the first time added fact-checking links to Trump's false tweets about voting by mail. Trump falsely claimed on Tuesday that mail-in ballots cast in California will be "substantially fraudulent" and result in a "Rigged Election."
Mark Zuckerberg reportedly brushed aside internal research that showed Facebook exposed users to more and more extreme views. Though Facebook's experts found that the platform contributed to divisive rhetoric, senior executives dismissed proposed changes, some which would...
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Donald Trump furious as Twitter fact-checks his tweets for the first time

Donald Trump furious as Twitter fact-checks his tweets for the first time

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Twitter said Trumps claims about mail-in ballots were false and had been debunked by fact-checkers, with the US president then accusing the social network of "stifling" his free speech
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