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New report button, Twitter needs to disinformation during EU elections preventing
iHLN In the fight against nepnieuws and deception during elections is Twitter, with an extra option to translate tweets to report. In the run-up to the European parliamentary elections adds to the socialmediabedrijf a new sign option to tweets, reports Twitter.

Users can use the button if they think a tweet voters trying to mislead. This can go to spread misinformation about the locations or opening hours of a polling station, or erroneous requirements in order to vote.

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the upper right corner of a tweet is a drop-down menu. It was already possible to see here ‘report tweet’ button, but then you will also be able to choose for the option ‘It's misleading about voting. The option is on the 29th of april rolled out for twittergebruikers within the EU, more than three weeks before the European Parliamentary elections on may 23. The new option to translate tweets to report remains a week after the elections exist.

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