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Twitter Puts Warning Label On Trump Tweet, Despite Experts Backing Up Trump's Concerns
foxnews.com ^ | 5/26/20

Posted on 05/26/2020 6:02:48 PM PDT by Helicondelta

Twitter slapped a warning label on one of President Trump's tweets for the first time on Tuesday, cautioning readers that despite the president's claims, "fact checkers" say there is "no evidence" that mail-in voting would increase fraud risks -- and that "experts say mail-in ballots are very rarely linked to voter fraud."

Twitter's new warning label was issued even though a Twitter spokesperson acknowledged to Fox News that Trump's tweet had not broken any of the platform's rules, and even though several experts have called mail-in balloting an invitation to widespread fraud.

"Absentee ballots remain the largest source of potential voter fraud," read the conclusion of a bipartisan 2005 report authored by the Commission on Federal Election Reform, which was chaired by former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James Baker.

The warning label prompted conservatives to again condemn Twitter for what they have called its apparent left-wing bias: Just two months ago, Twitter flagged a video uploaded by the Trump campaign as "manipulated media," only to rebuff the campaign's efforts to have the platform flag a similar video uploaded by the Biden team.

Within minutes, Trump accused Twitter of "interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election ... based on fact-checking by Fake News CNN and the Amazon Washington Post." The president added that the platform "is completely stifling FREE SPEECH" and vowed: "I, as President, will not allow it to happen!"

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: freespeech; internet; twitter
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1 posted on 05/26/2020 6:02:48 PM PDT by Helicondelta
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To: Helicondelta
It's the only way they can win with Simple Joe...


2 posted on 05/26/2020 6:05:30 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Keyword: election2020

3 posted on 05/26/2020 6:07:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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"fact checkers" say there is "no evidence" that mail-in voting would increase fraud risks

Liars! Why do Democrats complain about requests to remove dead voter names from the voter rolls? Voters that died, continue to vote - easy fraud because of mail-in voting. Lots of evidence of fraud, and Democrats want fraud to continue. President Trump is right!

4 posted on 05/26/2020 6:07:40 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Helicondelta

It’s easy to claim there’s no proof when you have no mechanism to check to begin with.


5 posted on 05/26/2020 6:08:58 PM PDT by IBIAFR
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To: Helicondelta

Lawyer up Twitter.


6 posted on 05/26/2020 6:10:23 PM PDT by McGruff
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This is just another indicator how bad the rats want mail voting. It is everything to them and for good reason they get it and they get it all, The House, Senate and President and they will never lose it again.


7 posted on 05/26/2020 6:11:46 PM PDT by gibsonguy
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To: Helicondelta

Jack Dorsey is scum.


8 posted on 05/26/2020 6:16:16 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm triggered by liberals and other assorted moonbats.)
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Twitter’s actually helping Trump get reelected by all their crap and they’re not smart enough to realize it.


9 posted on 05/26/2020 6:19:13 PM PDT by Bullish (CNN is what happens when 8th graders run a cable network.)
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To: Helicondelta

Very much an non-issue. No one will pay any attention to the warning label.


10 posted on 05/26/2020 6:19:43 PM PDT by Salman (Ask yourself. Who has repudiated peaceful coexistence?)
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To: Helicondelta

I fully expect Twatter to suspend Trump’s account this fall... they are that desperate and if Sleepy Joe wins, the risk will be worth the reward

I think this is all planned... maybe a little earlier than they had scheduled


11 posted on 05/26/2020 6:20:15 PM PDT by sheehan (DEPORT ALL ILLEGALS.)
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This is very strong evidence the democrats “innovated”, and used China’s bio attack to cause a little mischief of their own—and get ultimate, final power in the process through mail-in voting fraud.


12 posted on 05/26/2020 6:44:01 PM PDT by Captainpaintball
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The May 26, 2020 broadcast of the Evening News with Norah O’Donnell did briefly cover with twitter did to Trump’s account. That NPR article on vote harvesting in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas was dated July 7, 2015 (nearly 5 years ago). Twitter just made a big mistake in saying there is no fraud in mail-in-ballots. Twitter’s credibility is destroyed.


13 posted on 05/26/2020 6:48:05 PM PDT by convoter2016
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Who here didn’t foresee this eventuality, & who doesn’t foresee a Trump Suspension?


14 posted on 05/26/2020 6:48:50 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning)
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Outrageous move by Twitter, especially considering the biased sources. Maybe this will compel investigation of bias and interference in elections and so forth.


15 posted on 05/26/2020 6:49:49 PM PDT by Reno89519 (Buy American, Hire American! End All Worker Visa Programs. Replace Visa Workers w/ American Workers)
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As I said elsewhere earlier, Twitter is making an unreported campaign contribution in kind to the Democratic Party.


16 posted on 05/26/2020 6:51:31 PM PDT by Ciaphas Cain
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To: roadcat

Who shall fact check the fact checkers?


17 posted on 05/26/2020 6:52:46 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ("Don’t mistake activity for achievement." - John Wooden)
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To: Sasparilla

Exactly. Trump needed to deal with this three years ago. Instead he’s got Kushner in Big Tech’s pocket, driving too much of his admin’s priorities and strategy.


18 posted on 05/26/2020 6:53:10 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Ciaphas Cain

“Twitter is making an unreported campaign contribution in kind to the Democratic Party.”

Twitter screwed up. Their stock is down. Lawsuits will start flying if they use CNN to fact check every tweet.


19 posted on 05/26/2020 7:03:15 PM PDT by Helicondelta (Deplorable)
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The secret police of twitter, facebook, google/youtube are merely stone-cold liars. They cannot be trusted.


20 posted on 05/26/2020 7:08:45 PM PDT by Montana_Sam (Truth lives.)
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