Twitter Flags Trump Tweet Claiming Ballot Boxes Are A COVID-19 Risk
Twitter on Sunday placed restrictions on a tweet by President Donald Trump that claimed without any supporting evidence that using mail drop boxes to vote could spread COVID-19 as well as make it possible for people to vote multiple times.
“Among other things, they make it possible for a person to vote multiple times. Also, who controls them, are they placed in Republican or Democrat areas? They are not Covid sanitized. A big fraud!” he tweeted.
Twitter determined that Trump’s tweet violated its rules about civic and election integrity, saying that it made “misleading health claims that could potentially dissuade people from participation in voting.”
“You can’t share false or misleading information intended to intimidate or dissuade people from participating in an election …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]