Twitter will alert users to misinformation in posts

The social network emphasized that it is very important to explain to users why certain posts are misleading,

related to US elections, coronavirus, or media manipulation.

Users will now receive a warning that the tweet they want to like has been flagged as misleading.

Previously similar social network alertsentered when trying to retweet posts with controversial information or an article that the user did not read. According to the company, this reduced the spread of false information by 29%.

How exactly the warning when trying to like will affect the spread of misinformation is not yet clear.

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