Over the last few weeks, it seems like a never-ending list of iOS and App updates that rolled out for Apple devices.
The latest app to join in new updates and features is Twitter.
To find out exactly what the latest Twitter update entails, keep reading.
The Little Birdy Told Me
Twitter is a social network for users to communicate with one another by exchanging quick posts (tweets). Users have the freedom to tweet photos, videos, links, and text. Tweets are shared on user profiles for their followers to see and interact with.
The latest from the social network program features some new labels and warnings.
Twitter will now warn users about sensitive or misleading tweets and prompt an alert before retweeting something that is labeled as misleading information.
This will extend to likes as well as any time users like a tweet, an alert will prompt telling them that the tweet they have liked is flagged as false or misleading information.
You've Been Warned
Twitter has been very attentive regarding what to flag as misleading content over the past year. In particular, during the U.S. elections, the labels and alerts for misleading news and content really kicked off.
Twitter has argued that this update aims to prevent and reduce aims to prevent the circulation of false information on sensitive topics on their platform.
Announced through the Twitter Support profile, the statement is as follows,
How it works is that when users go to retweet a tweet that is flagged as misleading, Twitter will prompt an alert asking the user if they really want to proceed with the action.
This action will then be followed by sources that Twitter identifies as "credible information." It is an extra step that allows users to tread carefully while using the social networking site.
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