The social media Twitter has for the first time marked a lookup from the president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, as misleading.
It appears by the president's Twitter page on the night of Wednesday local time.
Trump has after a few hours of the shot again and promises that he will intervene, while he accuses the social media in order to thwart the freedom of expression and interfere in the presidential election.
the Lookup, as the controversy is about, the claim that postal voting will lead to election fraud.
- There is no chance (no!) for that postal voting will lead to anything other than major fraud, standing there in Trumps lookups from 26. may.
During the lookup, Twitter has put an exclamation point and a blue text, where you are encouraged to get the 'facts on the postal voting'.
It refers to a new text, where it says that the president 'mistakenly claim that postal voting will lead to election fraud', and that postal voting according to experts, only rarely is associated with election fraud.
so Far, Twitter has held back from doing something by insults or accusations from Trump, who has been able to be refuted.
But this posting has been flagged on the basis of a newly expanded policy in this area.
in Order to support the public debate is our goal to make it easy to find trustworthy information on Twitter and to limit the spread of potentially harmful and misleading content, say two Twitter executives, according to the AFP news agency about the change.
Trump writes on social media, that it is an intervention in freedom of expression, which he as president will not allow'.
- Twitter is interfering now in the presidential campaign 2020, he writes.
According to Reuters, is 'the suppression of voters' public in twitter's guidelines.
But the company denies that Trumps tweet would fall under the category.
the Issue of postal voting at the presidential election to november 2020 has become more and more topical. The date of the elections moves still closer, while coronaviruses yet is raging the world over.
Trumps tweet comes after the California governor, Gavin Newsom, earlier this month signed an executive order to extend the use of postal voting because of the coronakrisen.
It has met great resistance from republicans, who have filed a court action to get it cancelled and called it a 'shameless attempt magttilegnelse'.
Trump shoots in the likeness of his fellow party members also for California in his new tweet.
California's governor sends ballots out to millions, and anyone who lives in the state, regardless of who they are or how they got there, will get one, writes Trump.
Also, the claim meets Twitter.
- Actually will only registered voters will receive postal votes, where it is found.
Earlier this month has a case of co-anchors Joe Scarborough is swollen to the debate on the faktatjek of Trumps tweets.
the President has several times referred to allegations that Scarborough should have been involved in an alleged killing of his assistant 20 years ago.
Assist the dead however, according to the authorities of a blood clot, and the police found nothing suspicious.