US President Donald Trump’s premature announcement drew cheers from supporters in the room. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump’s premature announcement drew cheers from supporters in the room. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump’s premature announcement drew cheers from supporters in the room. Photo: AFP

politico | US election: Social media firms brace for misinformation surge after Donald Trump’s false victory claim

  • Premature declarations of victory are one of the dangers social media companies have been bracing for in recent weeks
  • Facebook, Twitter and Google have adapted their measures as a result, but they’re nevertheless stuck navigating a political minefield for the foreseeable future

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
US President Donald Trump’s premature announcement drew cheers from supporters in the room. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump’s premature announcement drew cheers from supporters in the room. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump’s premature announcement drew cheers from supporters in the room. Photo: AFP
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