Twitter to fight misinformation through crowdsourcing

The social media platform said it hopes to ‘more quickly build an effective community-driven solution’ that cuts down on fake news.

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Twitter recently announced a new effort to combat fake news: A fact-checking program called “Birdwatch.”

🐦 Today we’re introducing @Birdwatch, a community-driven approach to addressing misleading information. And we want your help. (1/3)

— Support (@Support) January 25, 2021

We'll use the notes and your feedback to help shape this program and learn how to reach our goal of letting the Twitter community decide when and what context is added to a Tweet.

For details and how to apply to be a part of Birdwatch: (3/3)

— Support (@Support) January 25, 2021

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