Twitter Took Action Against 4,658 Accounts for Covid-19 Misinformation in the First Half of 2020

The social network released its 17th Twitter Transparency Report

Twitter's automated systems challenged 4.5 million accounts that were targeting discussions around Covid-19 doomko/iStock

Twitter took enforcement action against 4,658 accounts for misleading information about Covid-19 during the time period between when it implemented its policies last March and June 30, 2020, and the social network’s automated systems challenged 4.5 million accounts that were targeting discussions around Covid-19 with spammy or manipulative behaviors, according to the 17th Twitter Transparency Report, which covers the first six months of 2020.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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