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Twitter Checks Misinformation on App

Reducing unintentional spread of misleading information on Twitter

By Wemimo Adewuni

 

Social media giant, Twitter has introduced a prompt on the app, to encourage users to understand articles posted by other users before Retweeting. 

According to information on the Twitter Help Center, this will help to provide a "better context and to reduce the unintentional spread of misleading information on Twitter".

Users can however ignore this prompt and go ahead to Retweet or Quote Tweet without reading the article,

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