Trump calls Twitter 'ridiculous' for fact checking his tweets

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Last week, Trump tweeted MI sent its residents absentee ballots "illegally and without authorization by a rogue Secretary of State".

When those viewing Trump's flagged tweets on Tuesday clicked on the warning placed by Twitter, they were taken to a notification titled: Trump makes unsubstantiated claim that mail-in ballots will lead to voter fraud. At the very least that's what the New York Post thinks, stating it was done after they challenged Twitter regarding its evident dual criteria in targeting Trump and also not the Chinese authorities.

A day later, Twitter added a label and button under both of tweets with the phrase, "get the facts about mail-in voting" where the separate page calls Trump's claims "unsubstantiated". Mail-in voting will also help African Americans as voter suppression tactics in the South are widespread.

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When asked why he votes by mail, Trump says "absentee" voting is fine.

The journalism professor noted the action "walks the fine line between fact checking and being accused of censoring political speech through more drastic measures such as deleting posts and suspending accounts".

"There is someone ultimately accountable for our actions as a company, and that's me", Mr Dorsey tweeted, promising to continue to "point out incorrect or disputed information".

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The White House is preparing an executive order regarding Twitter and other social media companies, though Trump has yet to sign it.

Twitter fact-checked USA president Donald Trump for the first time on Tuesday over his claims about mail-in ballots, under what it says was an extension of a "misleading information policy" aimed at combating misinformation about COVID-19.

[Screenshot: Twitter] As for Trump's retaliatory threats today, it's true that any government can step in to regulate any industry it wants, including the social media industry, provided the government has the votes and public support to pass such regulations. "Our intention is to connect the dots of conflicting statements and show the information in dispute so people can judge for themselves", he tweeted. "Please leave our employees out of this", Dorsey wrote. "More transparency from us is critical so folks can clearly see the why behind our actions".

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"An executive order that would turn the FCC into the president's speech police is not the answer", she said.

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