Twitter to tag state-affiliated media and reduce their reach

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Twitter will flag and reduce the reach of state-controlled financially and editorially-controlled media accounts on its platform, in a new effort to curb political influence campaigns from overseas, the California group said Thursday.

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“Unlike independent media, state-linked media frequently use their news coverage for political purposes,” explains the social network, which is stepping up measures to preserve its reputation and the authenticity of exchanges, especially in the near future. American elections.

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