Twitter Gears Up for Saturday’s Presidential Election in Taiwan

The social network onboarded and trained the Democratic Progressive Party and the Kuomintang

Twitter provided an update on its efforts to safeguard the upcoming presidential election in Taiwan, where voters will go to the polls Saturday.

The social network said in a blog post Monday that it onboarded and held training sessions for the Democratic Progressive Party and the Kuomintang to help them best engage with their constituents via its platform.

Twitter also debuted a dedicated election-specific support portal for election partners to advise it on issues and concerns regarding the 2020 Taiwan election, and the social network said the Central Election Commission of Taiwan and law-enforcement agencies in the country were trained on how to use this portal and other Twitter features to report suspicious, abusive and rule-violating activity to Twitter.

And the social network onboarded, trained and gave #AdsForGoods grants to civil society groups in the country including the Taiwan Fact Checking Center, the Taiwan Alliance for the Advancement of Youth Rights and Welfare and...



Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in