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Twitter adds fact-check label to Donald Trump tweets for first time

In a pair of tweets issued Wednesday morning from his iPhone, Trump said that social media sites are trying to silence conservative voices, and need to change course or face action.

Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House. Photo: PTI
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There is no evidence that Trump has the ability to shut down social media networks, which are run by publicly traded companies and used by billions of people all over the world.

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US President Donald Trump threatened to regulate or shutter social media companies — a warning apparently aimed at Twitter after it began fact-checking his tweets.

In a pair of tweets issued Wednesday morning from his iPhone, Trump said that social media sites are trying to silence conservative voices, and need to change course or face action.

There is no evidence that Trump has the ability to shut down social media networks, which are run by publicly traded companies and used by billions of people all over the world.

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First Published: May 27 2020 | 11:41 PM IST

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