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Twitter is looking for ways to let users flag fake news, offensive content - Washington Post

Twitter is exploring adding a feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information, according to two people familiar with the company's projects. The feature, which is still in a prototype phase and may never ...and more »

Twitter is toying with a 'fake news' reporting feature - Engadget

Twitter is working on a new tool to fight the spread of inaccurate, harmful and misleading articles online, according to The Washington Post. The company is apparently prototyping a feature that would allow users to flag tweets circulating false or ...and more »

Twitter says it doesn't plan to launch a button to report fake news - Business Insider

Twitter says it doesn't intend to launch a feature that would allow users to report "fake news" on the platform. On Thursday, The Washington Post reported that the social network had developed a "prototype" of a button that would let people on Twitter ...and more »

Twitter may introduce feature to let users flag 'fake news' - The Guardian

Researchers at Oxford University found both Facebook and Twitter were being used to manipulate public opinion. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images. Twitter is considering a feature that would let users flag tweets that are false or inaccurate, in ...and more »

Twitter Users Officially Hate the Idea of a “Fake-News” Button - Vanity Fair

Though Facebook is often singled out, in the wake of the 2016 election, as a hotbed of misinformation, misleading news stories, and outright hoaxes, Twitter has its own “fake-news” problem. Users can buy bot accounts for just a few hundred dollars ...and more »

Twitter exploring ways to flag fake news: report - The Hill

Twitter is exploring ways to crack down on misinformation by crowdsourcing efforts to flag misleading tweets, the Washington Post reported. A Twitter spokesman, however, denied that such a feature was being tested. "We are not currently testing this ...and more »

Twitter could roll out 'fake news' button on tweets - The Independent

Twitter is exploring the idea of building a fake news button, a new report says. The feature is currently said to be in “a prototype phase”, but could roll out in the future as a convenient way for users to stop the spread of false stories. How it ...and more »

With all the social buzz, where's the Twitter talk? - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)

There's endless chatter about the ways social platforms ceaselessly evolve. Instagram is testing a new tactic that could significantly impact influencer marketing. Facebook just debuted a new mission statement. The company now seeks to "give people the ...and more »

You may one day be able to report fake news to Twitter - Mashable

The company is "exploring" a feature that would let you flag the tweet as containing "misleading, false, or harmful information," The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing two anonymous people familiar with the matter. SEE ALSO: Here's a way ...and more »

Twitter ought to hurry up and let users flag fake news - TNW

Twitter is believed to be testing a feature to allow users to report tweets containing fake news and bogus or misleading information, reports The Washington Post. Sadly, that's not quite enough reason to celebrate: a company spokesperson told WP ...and more »