No social media is safe: lies, conspiracies again taint poll

Original article by Cat Zakrzewski, Rachel Lerman
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 10 : 9-Nov-20

Smaller social media sites such as Pinterest and LinkedIn have been just as vulnerable to misinformation claims during the US presidential election as big sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Image bookmarking-site Pinterest has blocked searches of topics such as ‘stolen ballots’ and clamped down on phrases such as ‘Sharpiegate’, while users of business-focused social network Linkedin shared videos and articles that peddled false claims about the election result. Originally published in the ‘Washington Post’.


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