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Twitter Adds Fact-Check Label to Trump Tweets for First Time

  • Company has been under pressure to take action on Trump posts
  • President accuses the social network of hindering free speech
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Watch: Twitter Inc. started to fact-check President Donald Trump’s tweets.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Twitter Inc. has started fact-checking Donald Trump. The U.S. President didn’t take it lightly.

Following years of criticism that the social network let the president spread misinformation, on Tuesday a pair of Trump’s tweets that made unsubstantiated claims about mail-in voting were appended with links reading “Get the facts about mail-in ballots.”