Twitter says it labeled 300,000 possibly misleading posts about election

Twitter said Thursday that over the last two weeks it labeled around 300,000 tweets that carried disputed and possibly misleading information about the U.S. election.The California-based social media giant, criticized for spreading misinformation in 2016, has worked to crack down on bogus posts amid a frenzied and falsehood-stained political climate.About 1-in-500 election-related chirps between Oct. 27 and Nov. 11 received labels, according to Twitter.Twitter’s general counsel, Vijaya Gadde, and its head of product, Kayvon Beykpour, promised in a blog post that the platform will continue to f…

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HEDGE accordingly