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Twitter allows WH to post blatantly false "disinformation"


Yesterday afternoon, the official White House Twitter account posted:

"When President Biden took office, millions were unemployed and there was no vaccine available.

In the last 15 months, the economy has created 8.3M jobs and the unemployment rate stands at 3.6% — the fastest decline in unemployment to start a President's term ever recorded."

When Biden was inaugurated, the vaccine HAD BEEN released and millions of Americans had already received their first dose, including the incoming President.

According to Twitter's disinformation policy around Covid, they say "content related to COVID-19 is considered in violation if it’s "demonstrably false or misleading, based on widely available, authoritative sources."

Even the Washington Post "fact checker" Glenn Kessler reacted by saying:

"Who’s manning the @WhiteHouse Twitter account?"

"Delete this false tweet. Biden himself has said 8% of seniors had gotten the vaccine on the day he took office," Kessler wrote. "Biden was one of them."

Will the Biden Administration Disinformation Board show up and correct this blatantly false tweet?

So far, no.

Link: https://twitter.com/WhiteHouse/status/1524868269148192779


Posted: 05/13/2022 at 12:45PM



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