Twitter is expanding its warnings for when you try to retweet a tweet labelled as being misleading. Now, even liking a labeled tweet will earn you a warning. According to the social media company, the prompts to read more info before retweeting has led to a 29% decrease in quoting misleading tweets.
"We're expanding them to show when you tap to like a labeled tweet," Twitter said Monday. "Giving context on why a labeled Tweet is misleading under our election,and synthetic and manipulated media rules is vital."
When you attempt to like a tweet that has been labelled by the social media company as being disputed, a message will pop up saying, "Help keep Twitter a place for reliable info." It will present a button for you to find out more about the topic before liking the tweet.
Twitter began labeling increasing numbers of tweets earlier this year amid-- some of which .