Trump tweet about problems with mail-in ballots quickly labeled by Twitter as misleading

 about democratic via mail and political race results, the tech organization immediately put a name on one of President Donald Trump's tweets. 



"Large issues and errors with Mail In Ballots everywhere on the USA. Must have last complete on November third," Trump tweeted at 7:43 p.m. EDT Monday. 


Under 30 minutes after the fact, Twitter had put this mark on the tweet: "A few or the entirety of the substance partook in this Tweet is contested and may be misdirecting about how to take an interest in a political race or another community cycle." It likewise put a brief with more data on the security of casting a ballot via mail. 


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Twitter said Monday it will acquaint prompts with U.S. clients "that preemptively address themes that are probably going to be the subject of political race falsehood." 


"These prompts will caution individuals that they may experience falsehood, and give them believable, authentic data regarding the matter," Twitter said in an announcement. 


A subsequent brief got ready for this week will address early political decision results. 


The messages will show up on the home timetables of all U.S. clients just as inside indexed lists identified with the political decision. 


Twitter, just as Facebook, Google and other web-based media stages, have endeavored to get serious about deception as the 2020 political decision looms next Tuesday. 


Facebook has said it has found a way to shield political up-and-comers and their missions from utilizing its online media stages to provide reason to feel ambiguous about the political race and its result. It has additionally arranged crisis "break-glass" measures to confine content on its foundation if common agitation and brutality eject following the official political decision. 


Contributing: Jessica Guynn and Brett Molina, USA TODAY

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