New Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): Alert Covid rule flaggers! The micro-blogging platform, Twitter has announced on Monday to label Tweets which may contain misleading information around Covid vaccinations and will permanently suspend repeated offenders.
Twitter has introduced a strike system against such misleading tweets where five or more strikes will result in permanent suspension of the account.
However, Twitter has permanently removed more than 8,400 Tweets which was violating and spreading misinformation in the platform.
While one strike will cause no account-level action, two strikes will lead to a 12-hour account lock; three strikes in another 12-hour account lock; four strikes in a 7 day account lock and five or more strikes means permanent suspension of the account.
Labels will first be applied by Twitter team members when they determine content violates the platform’s policy.
Twitter will begin with English-language content first and use this same process as it works to expand to other languages and cultural contexts over time.
Labels will appear in the user’s set display language and may link to curated content and official public health information or the Twitter Rules.