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Twitter will verify more health experts to fight COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter will verify more health experts to fight COVID-19 misinformation

In order help elevate accounts that are ’providing credible updates around #COVID19’, Twitter is mobilizing the blue badge system to help surface and signal more authoritative and verified voices. The update comes as the platform takes more steps to beat back a wave of hoaxes and other disinformation that’s spread on social media in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Jerry Mandering
Jerry Mandering 7 months

Right, because being verified on Twitter has any real world value. From what I have see over the years having a blue check mark just means you can be a vile human being with no consequences.

Blank Stairs
Blank Stairs 7 months

"Twitter misinformation"?.....Nooooo! Maybe stop pushing 6+/10 trending topics that smear Trump only with a disinformation campaign. There's your misinfo. And YOU are the ones pushing it.

npc8472 7 months

Considering Twitter's blue check mark army only consists of people who either tow the line or are to prevalent in the world to be denied I don't give half a shit about what comes out of a blue check mark account and actively ignore what they say.

DrSlushee 7 months

Like being a blue check mark means anything 😂😂😂

Mutatis 7 months

Ignoring the premise that a 'blue check' implies that one's information/statements are valuable and trustworthy, what is all this so called disinformation that they are worried about? I mean are we talking about people impersonating official groups, or is the issue merely people talking about rumors/conspiracies/etc?

Tachyon 7 months


Porcus 7 months

Don't get your news from Twitter

John Bull
John Bull 7 months

twitter needs to quit all censorship PERIOD!!!👿👿👿

Randy Souse-Git
Randy Souse-Git 7 months


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