Twitter CEO Says It Was Wrong to Block Links to Biden Story

Twitter and Facebook had moved quickly to limit the spread of a story published by the conservative-leaning New York Post, which cited unverified emails from Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son that were reportedly discovered by President Donald Trump’s allies.

  • Published 16 October 2020

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Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of the story that had prompted cries of censorship from the right. “Straight blocking of URLs was wrong, and we updated our policy and enforcement to fix,” he tweeted. “Our goal is to attempt to add context, and now we have capabilities to do that.” Dorsey was weighing in after an… Read at AP News