Twitter plan to fight midterm misinformation falls short, voting rights experts say

While the major social media company Twitter is reviving policies it first instituted in 2018 – this time to combat the spread of misinformation in the lead up to the 2022 midterm elections – many experts on voting rights believe these practices will not be sufficient. Twitter’s current policies emphasize creating special labels for posts which may not be reliable, or which may seek to undermine public confidence in an election. However, critics say that this practice isn’t nearly as effective as removing such tweets from the platform entirely.  

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