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Hello, communicators:

Twitter is testing a feature on Android that prompts users to open an article and read it before retweeting:

Sharing an article can spark conversation, so you may want to read it before you Tweet it.

To help promote informed discussion, we're testing a new prompt on Android –– when you Retweet an article that you haven't opened on Twitter, we may ask if you'd like to open it first.

— Support (@Support) June 10, 2020

The social media platform’s co-founder and chief, Jack Dorsey, tweeted:

Did you read the article you’re about to spread?

— jack (@jack) June 10, 2020

The test can serve as a reminder to read what you share, especially in our digital media landscape that’s crowded with content. Doing so can help you take part in more effective conversations and can also help cut down on misinformation.

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