Facebook Adds Labels to US Posts on Pre-Presidential Voting | Technology


Starting Thursday, US Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their posts – labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election.This is the social network’s final step to tackle election-related disinformation on its platform ahead of the presidential election, a step in which many voters can submit ballots by mail for the first time. time. Facebook began adding similar links to in-person and mail-in voting posts by federal politicians, including Donald Trump, in July.

These labels will be linked to a new voter information center similar to the one on Covid-19 which Facebook says has been viewed by billions of users around the world. The labels will read: “Visit the Voting Information Center for election resources and official updates.”


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