Twitter will now ban users for spreading coronavirus vaccine misinformation

Tech 2-3-2021 Mashable 15
Twitter will now ban users for spreading coronavirus vaccine misinformation

Twitter has introduced a new strikes system intended to combat coronavirus vaccine misinformation. Under the new policy announced in a blog post on Monday, users who repeatedly spread harmful or misleading information on the COVID-19 vaccines may soon find themselves permanently suspended.

Of course, said users will get a few warning shots before they're booted off Twitter entirely. Accounts that violate Twitter's COVID-19 policy will first be notified when action is taken against their account, giving them time to reconsider and change their misinformed ways.

"Through the use of the strike system, we hope to educate people on why certain content breaks our rules so they have the opportunity to further consider their behavior and their impact on the public conversation," wrote Twitter. Read more...

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