5 strikes and you’re out. Twitter’s new policy to rid the platform of vaccine misinformation
Twitter is taking another step to curb misinformation on its platform.
According to a blog post published by Twitter today, tweets that “may contain misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines” will be labeled as such. And those spreading the false information are going to be subjected to a “strike system,” which the company defined as:
Twitter says it will start with tweets in English, and its goal is to “eventually use both automated and human review to address content that violates our COVID-19 vaccine misinformation rules.”
Facebook also recently doubled down on efforts to curb the spread of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines.