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Twitter is fighting election chaos by urging users to quote tweet instead of retweet

The platform is trying to prevent misinformation around the November 3rd US election. Pic - CNET

October 10 (The Verge) - Twitter announced a slew of temporary changes on Friday aimed at staving off abuse around the November 3rd US presidential election. Tweets that include premature claims of victory will be labeled, tweets intended to incite interference in the election or election results will be subject to removal, and tweets from political figures with more than 100,000 ...

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Harry Potter star says ‘transgender women are women’ after J.K. Rowling tweets spark row

FILE PHOTO: Actor Daniel Radcliffe poses as he arrives at the WarnerMedia Upfront event in New York City, New York, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

London, June 10 (Reuters) - Daniel Radcliffe, who played the young wizarding hero in the Harry Potter films, has said “transgender women are women” after an outcry over tweets by author J.K. Rowling criticizing the use of the phrase “people who menstruate”. Rowling, 54, said women menstruated, prompting some people to respond that being a woman should not be defined ...

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China says Trump’s ‘Chinese virus’ tweet smears China

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a news briefing on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while accompanied by members of the task force at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Beijing, March 17 (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet calling the coronavirus a “Chinese virus” smears China and said Beijing strongly opposes Trump’s usage of the words. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters during a daily briefing that the U.S. should first take care of its own matters.

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