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Twitter, Pinterest crack down on voter misinformation

Jan 30, 2020 - Associated Press

Twitter and Pinterest are taking new steps to root out voting misinformation designed to suppress participation in the November elections.

Twitter unveiled a new tool Wednesday that will make it easier for users in the U.S. to report tweets containing misleading information about registering to vote or casting a ballot. The platform said the tool would be available at "key moments" throughout the election.

Pinterest, meanwhile, announced that it will remove posts that include false i...