Pinterest Takes On Misinformation Regarding Voting and the 2020 Census

It outlined a new civic participation policy

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Pinterest detailed several steps it is taking to prevent misinformation and disinformation regarding the 2020 presidential election in the U.S. and the 2020 Census from spreading via its platform.

Its new civic participation policy prohibits false and misleading content that affects the integrity of an election or the ability of an individual to take part, and it covers topics including voter registration and being counted in the Census.

Content that misleads people about who can participate in the Census or where, when and how to vote will be taken down, including ads that contain false and misleading information.

Pinterest said it is working with the U.S.



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