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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 Will Face Big Hurdles In Effort To Fight Fake News - Forbes

Twitter is considering introducing a tab to flag news according to the Washington Post. Two sources speaking with the paper anonymously revealed that the social network is planning new features to combat the spreading of deliberately inaccurate ...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 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 »

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

The move would see Twitter follow Facebook, which last year introduced a way for users to report stories they deemed false or inaccurate. Alex Hern · @alexhern. Fri 30 Jun 2017 06.10 EDT Last modified on Fri 30 Jun 2017 06.13 EDT. Share on Facebook ...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 Is Experimenting With a Button to Flag 'Fake News' - New York Magazine

While Facebook may have gotten most of the heat in the great Fake News Panic of the 2010s, Twitter is used just as often to spread exaggerated or straight-up wrong stories. To combat this, several sources close to the project told the Washington Post ...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 »

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 »