The corporate didn’t point out what number of of these tweets got here from Donald Trump, however a number of dozen of his tweets have had labels utilized since he first started tweeting on election night time. Twitter did observe that almost all of its labels had been utilized rapidly and that “74% of the individuals who considered these Tweets noticed them after we utilized a label or warning message.”
General, these labels result in a 29 % lower in quote tweets, which Twitter says may very well be an indication that its efforts to cut back the unfold of misinformation had been profitable. Nevertheless, the corporate additionally acknowledged that different steps could not have had the meant impact. For instance, a change that eliminated algorithmic suggestions from customers’ timelines didn’t appear to affect misinformation. Twitter stated it would reinstate the function.