Social media on high alert, Trump post flagged as US votes tallied

Twitter labelled a Donald Trump post as potentially misleading while social media platforms kept on high alert against election misinformation early on Wednesday, with the outcome of the US presidential vote yet to be called.Aiming to avoid problems that occurred in the 2016 campaign, Facebook, Twitter and Google-owned YouTube have all implemented policies aimed at heading off the spread of false information designed to sway the outcome of this year’s poll.Twitter covered the Trump tweet with a notice that it contained information that was potentially misleading, requiring people to click thro…

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HEDGE accordingly