Mark Zuckerberg Announces Facebook To Add Warning Labels To Political Posts Violating Policies, Follows Twitter’s Measures

Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook will add warning labels and prompts to political posts that violate its policies, the platform’s CEO announced Friday afternoon.

The move, part of a review of the platform’s policies before the 2020 election, echoes actions Twitter has taken against misinformation in political speech.

The platform has flagged three tweets of President Donald Trump: keeping his posts up but including a warning. On May 26, Twitter applied labels on two Trump tweets about mail-in voting, which promoted baseless and false claims about the risk of fraud. Three days later, the platform hid a Trump tweet because it “glorified violence.” Most recently, a tweet about Washington D.C. protesters Read more…

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