Twitter steps on Covid-19 vaccines

Twitter steps on Covid-19 vaccines

Twitter, Covid-19 contains inaccurate information about their vaccinations Tweetwill label the ‘s. Also repeat offenders, a new “strike” will be banned under the system.

Twitter has introduced new rules to prevent the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. According to the new policy, the company “misleading” It will tag them with information and ban accounts that repeatedly break the rules.

Twitter will block false information about Covid-19 vaccine

Twitter has previously reported on vaccines, such as claims that vaccines are harmful or unnecessary. “detrimental” had forbidden false information. The platform according to the new rules, “Misleading information” will add prominent tags to tweets containing. It is also stated that there will be stricter penalties for accounts that share such claims over and over.

“This tweet is misleading” The new tags using the expression are likened to the tags Twitter used during the election. also “Find out why health officials find COVID-19 vaccines safe for most people.” A statement in the form of will be among the new rules under Covid-19.

Although Twitter allows quote tweets, other users will also be prevented from retweeting tagged tweets. Labels, “official public health informationWith ”, it will be able to connect to Twitter Moments.

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The company is also introducing a new strike system that will allow it to punish repeat offenders. After the first strike, users will be temporarily suspended for sharing false information about the vaccine. The fifth strike will result in a permanent ban.

Twitter is a blog In his post he says about the subject; “Through the use of the strike system, we hope to educate people on why certain content violates our guidelines so they will have the opportunity to further evaluate their behavior and impact on public conversation.”

Twitter stands out as the last platform to block misinformation about vaccination. Facebook recently COVID-19 announced a wider ban on allegations of other vaccines, as well as false information about their vaccines. He introduced policies on TikTok and YouTube to prevent the spread of false claims about vaccines.

Twitter, which takes a later step than other social media platforms, may want to prevent some speculation, especially in the days when vaccination accelerates.

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