The massive Unsolicited Poll States ought to give it up NOW, earlier than it’s too late, and ask individuals to go to the Polling Cubicles and, like all the time earlier than, VOTE. In any other case, MAYHEM!!! Solicited Ballots (absentee) are OK. @foxandfriends
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2020
Twitter put a label on the posts, “Learn how mail in voting is safe and secure,” whereas linking to tales that refute claims that mail-in voting results in huge fraud. Twitter not too long ago introduced insurance policies to flag posts that make “disputed claims that could undermine faith in the process itself, e.g. unverified information about election rigging, ballot tampering, vote tallying, or certification of election results.”
In an announcement, Twitter Safety mentioned, “We’ve added a label to this Tweet for making a potentially misleading statement regarding the process of mail-in voting, and to offer more context for anyone who may see the Tweet. This action is in line with our recently-updated Civic Integrity Policy.”
In line with Factcheck.org, 9 states and the District of Columbia are mailing ballots to all voters, with no request wanted. However it isn’t a brand new phenomenon: Colorado, Oregon and Washington are amongst states that had common vote-by-mail in place in 2018 and 2016. The ballots are being despatched to eligible voters. Different states are making ready for an expanded variety of voters casting absentee ballots due to the pandemic, however these are being despatched to voters by request.
Trump later complained that Twitter’s trending subjects function solely contains dangerous information about him.
He wrote, “Twitter makes sure that Trending on Twitter is anything bad, Fake or not, about President Donald Trump. So obvious what they are doing. Being studied now!”