AP, Reuters help curb lies on Twitter

Twitter announced that it would collaborate with the Associated Press and Reuters to combat lies on its platform. The news agencies will provide context to events to help Twitter attach labels to tweets or compile information about a topic. (Reuters, August 2, 2021, by Sheila Dang)

The company has established a Curation team to add explanatory content, but the collaboration will better enable Twitter to provide accurate and authoritative information to fast moving news topics. Federal health officials have asked social media to improve their effectiveness in quelling cornonavirus lies. (The Verge, August 3, 2021, by Jon Porter)

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