As the count of votes for the presidential election comes to an end, twitter and Facebook are busy limiting and tagging US President Trump's posts, this time against Trump's groundless claim that officials in key Democratic States manipulate votes. Twitter marked the tweet and limited its reach, calling it
Trump accused Democrats early this morning of trying to steal the election, triggering a collective crackdown on social media, but neither platform actually deleted his claim that social media policies were made before the election.
Trump tweeted, "last night, I was firmly ahead in almost all the key states, with almost all the democratic parties running and controlling. Then, one by one, as unexpected votes were counted, they began to magically disappear. It's strange, and those pollsters are totally wrong, historic He clearly refers to the normal process of counting absentee ballots.
Trump is not the only user whose post is labeled. Ben Wickler (Ben Wikler), chairman of the Wisconsin Democratic Party, tweeted
Twitter also restricted a misleading video from members of the trump campaign.