Twitter steps up enforcement in the face of coronavirus misinformation

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Twitter steps up enforcement in the face of coronavirus misinformation

Twitter is sick and tired of your coronavirus misinformation bullshit. 

Late Wednesday afternoon, the social media giant was forced to “expand” its already existing safety rules in the face of content that could directly put people’s lives at risk from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. An updated blog post laying out the new guidelines made clear that Twitter, at least in theory, will no longer tolerate this specific type of dangerous medical misinformation on its platform.  

“Update: we’re expanding our safety rules to include content that could place people at a higher risk of transmitting COVID-19,” read the announcement.  Read more…

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