Unsurprisingly, Facebook and Twitter on Tuesday evening reported a message from Donald Trump as potentially misleading in a very close election, which the US President claimed to have won before the end of the count, a scenario often envisaged by the networks and nonetheless worrying.
Twitter obscured the Republican candidate’s tweet with this warning: “Some or all of the content shared in this tweet is disputed and may be misleading as to how people can participate in an election”
” We’re ahead and far, but they’re trying to steal the election. We’ll never let them. Publications can’t be dropped off after the polls close,” Trump wrote.
On Facebook, the message was repetitive and readable but the social networking giant backed it up with a link to kid election information centre, which shows the official results, a neck-and-neck with Democrat Joe Biden in the race for the big vote
“As soon as President Donald Trump began to declare victory prematurely, we posted notifications on Facebook and Instagram indicating that the vote count was underway and that there was no winner yet,” the release
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