Twitter Begins Preparations for the 2020 Presidential Elections in the U.S.

The social network is bringing back election labels and verifying candidate accounts

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Twitter is gearing up for the 2020 U.S. presidential elections by bringing back the election labels it debuted in the run-up to the country’s 2018 midterm elections, as well as verifying the campaign accounts of candidates who have qualified for elections.

Public policy director Bridget Coyne said in a blog post Thursday that in the week before Election Day in 2018, people on Twitter saw labeled accounts roughly 100 million times per day, and 13% of election conversation on the platform included tweets with election labels.

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