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Twitter Allows Rachel Maddow and an Army of Leftists to Spread Rudy Giuliani Misinformation

In another sign that Big Tech’s rules on “disinformation” only run one-way, Twitter failed to act on a viral message posted on its platform containing a doctored image purporting to be a text message between Rudy Giuliani and Ivanka Trump. Rachel Maddow and an army of Twitter verified leftists spread the image, which deleted after the student that originally tweeted it called it a “parody.”

Twitter Chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey moderates a panel discussion with Detroit entrepreneurs at Techonomy Detroit at Wayne State University September 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The topic of the discussion was 'Turbocharging Detroit's Teconomy.' (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Twitter Allows Misinformation About ‘Locked’ Mailboxes to Go Viral

Twitter has allowed the conspiracy theory that Post Office mailboxes are being “locked” to prevent Americans mailing in their ballots to spread unchecked on the platform, despite intensifying censorship of conservatives, including President Donald Trump, on dubious grounds of “misinformation” over the past few months.

Paint coveres U.S. Postal Service mailbox on November 15, 2012 in Miami, Florida.

Facebook Lets Advertisers Write Their Own Headlines on News Stories

A report by the CBC reveals that Facebook advertisers are able to write their own headlines when sharing news stories, given many users the impression that the advertiser’s headline is part of the original piece. Facebook says it is adding “additional safeguards” to the advertising tool.

The Associated Press