Twitter starts putting fact-checking labels on tweets about 5G and COVID-19 – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Conspiracy theories claiming a connection between 5G technology and the coronavirus have been around since the pandemic’s early days, and apparently they’re still going strong. So strong, in fact, that Twitter began applying a label to some tweets about COVID-19 and 5G, encouraging users to “get the facts” about the virus. As Business Insider…

Twitter updates misinformation rules again to fight 5G coronavirus truthers

[ad_1] On Wednesday Twitter added new details to their regularly-updated guidance on information safety during the coronavirus pandemic, with new rules aimed squarely at conspiracy theories about 5G and COVID-19. Broadening our guidance on unverified claims Unverified claims that incite people to action, could lead to the destruction or damage of critical infrastructure, or could…