Twitter to attach labels identifying Russian state media to relevant links

Posted on AllSides February 28th, 2022
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Twitter announced that it would label web links to Russian state media so users can identify reliable news sources.

The move to identify Russian propaganda arrives as misinformation regarding the Ukraine invasion has increased on social media and as Russia aims to censor several social media platforms within its borders.

"Today, we’re adding labels to Tweets that share links to Russian state-affiliated media websites and are taking steps to significantly reduce the circulation of this content on Twitter," tweeted Yoel Roth, Twitter's head of site integrity, on Monday.

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