After Lori Klausutis was found dead in Scarborough’s Fort Walton Beach congressional office, an autopsy revealed she had an undiagnosed heart condition and a coroner concluded she passed out and hit her head as she fell. The coroner said the head injury caused the death and she was not struck by anyone. … [Read more...] about AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Twitter on truth and consequences
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Twitter’s apology came as the Silicon Valley giant slapped a fact-check label on President Trump’s recent tweets about the connection between vote-by-mail and voter fraud. The move prompted has president to draft an executive order regarding the activities of social media companies. … [Read more...] about Nancy Pelosi Complains Twitter Isn’t Fact-Checking Trump Enough
Or how about a 2019 tweet from actress Nancy Lee Grahn that featured photos of migrant children at a border detention center and railed against Team Trump for allegedly torturing kids? As Internet sleuths pointed out, Grahn’s photo was cropped to remove the timestamp: 2015. It garnered nearly 50,000 retweets anyway. … [Read more...] about Sohrab Ahmari: Twitter is ‘fact checking’ Trump, will they also check leading liberals going forward?
“Fact checking makes you a publisher. Selectively fact checking makes you a biased publisher,” Tyler Winklevoss tweeted. “Platforms that engage in this behavior are not neutral and should not be shielded from having to take responsibility for the content on their platform. You can’t have it both ways.” … [Read more...] about Winklevoss Twins: Social Media Fact Checking ‘Makes You a Publisher’ and Is Censorship
When viewing these tweets on the Twitter website, a tag appears at the base of the tweets featuring an exclamation point inside a circle with text that reads: “Get the facts about COVID-19.” When following the link in the tag, Twitter redirects users to a series fo tweets about the origin of the virus which emphasizes that the virus appears to have originated in animals in China, rather than in Fort Detrick in the United States, which many Chinese government accounts have suggested. … [Read more...] about Twitter Finally ‘Fact Checks’ Chinese Government Account’s Coronavirus Misinformation