Twitter blocked and labeled Donald Trump's tweets on election fraud. They spread anyway.

Posted on AllSides August 25th, 2021
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Twitter blocked and labeled some of Donald Trump's claims of election fraud in the run-up and aftermath of the 2020 presidential election.

The tweets spread on and off Twitter anyway.

That’s according to a new study from New York University researchers published Tuesday in Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review and shared exclusively with USA TODAY.

The study is raising questions about the ability of social media companies to halt the flood of falsehoods on mainstream social media platforms during election cycles.

NYU researchers say Trump tweets with fact-check labels spread further on Twitter than those without. And...

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