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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night.
Trump lashed out at Twitter after a fact-checking label was added to several of his incorrect tweets about mail-in ballots in California, claiming the system is wrought with fraud and corruption.
Zuckerberg contrasted his own social media site with Twitter, saying Facebook "shouldn't be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online."
Dorsey explained that the fact-checking links were meant to help users "connect the dots of...
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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

1 month ago   |   By Stl Today

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter...
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Jack Dorsey explains why Twitter fact-checked Trump's false voting claims

Jack Dorsey explains why Twitter fact-checked Trump's false voting claims

1 month ago   |   By Tech Crunch

After Twitter flagged a pair of President Trump's tweets with a fact-checking label on Tuesday, tensions between the president and his favored social media platform are running high.
On Wednesday night, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey-rarely one to pick a political fight-took to his own platform to clarify the company's decision.
Fact check: there is someone ultimately accountable for our actions as a company, and that's me. Please leave our employees out of this. We'll continue to point out incorrect or disputed information about elections globally. And we will admit to and own any mistakes we...
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Zuckerberg Criticizes Twitter For Fact-Checking Trump Tweets

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

‘Private companies probably shouldn't be, especially these platform companies, shouldn't be in the position of doing that,' he told Fox News.
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