Twitter and Facebook’s Editorial Decisions Clash With Questionable New York Post Reporting

Platforms are wary of foreign influence campaigns as the election nears

Social platforms were prepared for a post like the Post's. New York Post, Twitter, Facebook

When the New York Post published a dubious report this week about corruption and the Biden family, it pushed Facebook and Twitter to make a tough decision, but one that has been years in the making, showing that social media platforms can and will make editorial decisions that clash with those of name-brand publications.

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@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.