Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the 56th Munich Security Conference in Munich, southern Germany, February 15, 2020.
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Facebook is gearing up for what could be a wild election night and this includes giving users accurate information if any of the candidates try to declare an early victory using social media.
In September, the company announced that one step it would take to protect the integrity of the U.S. election was to add a label to any post from a candidate or campaign trying to claim. Win before the final result. These labels direct users to official results provided by Reuters and the National Election Team.
Here̵7;s what those labels will look like:
Axios on Sunday reported that President Donald Trump had told those around him he would declare victory on Tuesday night if he seemed to have the lead.
Additionally, Facebook has set up a voting information center that will provide users with accurate information about the election, and the company says it will label any content that seeks to authorize the results of the election. vote.
Twitter has also said it will label tweets claiming victory before a so-called authoritative election.