Twitter allows White House to make “obviously false” claim that COVID vaccine was not available until Biden’s time

Twitter allows White House to make “obviously false” claim that COVID vaccine was not available until Biden’s time

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The Biden government has said it will fight misinformation at all costs, even setting up a “misinformation governance council”, and high-tech groups such as Twitter have posted posts claiming to contain misinformation on important issues such as the coronavirus vaccine.

However, while the White House shared false information about the vaccines on Thursday, Twitter has not yet noted the inaccurate message to many users.

“When President Biden took office, millions were unemployed and no vaccine was available. “In the last 15 months, the economy has created 8.3 million jobs and the unemployment rate stands at 3.6% – the fastest decline in unemployment since the inauguration of the President has ever been recorded,” the verified White House Twitter account wrote. .

Observers were quick to point out that the COVID-19 vaccine was, in fact, available when Biden took office on January 20, 2021. The same Twitter account even shared a video with then-elected President Biden taking over. second dose one week before Opening Day.

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Biden has previously shared a picture of himself taking the first dose on December 21, 2020.

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

President-elect Biden received the second dose of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine for coronavirus, three weeks after the first dose he received just days before Christmas 2020.

President-elect Biden received the second dose of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine for coronavirus, three weeks after the first dose he received just days before Christmas 2020.
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Twitter, which has taken steps to prevent misinformation on the platform, claims that Guidelines that users “are not allowed to use Twitter services to share false or misleading information about COVID-19 that could lead to harm”.

The policy goes on to state that content related to COVID-19 is considered to be infringing if it is “proven to be false or misleading, based on widely available, valid sources”. The social media killer goes on to explain that such breaches could force users to log out of their account until the tweet was deleted and repeat offenders could be permanently suspended.

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Twitter did not respond to a request for comment.

Some users received a disclaimer that “readers added the box” to indicate that the first vaccines were given before Biden took over, but only a “small group of people” who are part of a “pilot program” received the notice. It is not clear why the White House tweet received this message that was not even visible to most fans instead of a harsher punishment.

Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the “added frame” message in the tweet, instead of suggesting that the information provided by the White House was false.

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Many Americans have lost access to their account for spreading inaccurate information, according to Twitter, and the satirical website The Babylon Bee was recently blocked from its account for a joke by naming Biden government official Dr. Rachel Levin, the “Man of the Year” on the satire site. for 2022. Levine, the US Assistant Secretary of Health, is a trans woman.

While Twitter did not take immediate action against the clear misinformation from the White House, critics from across the media landscape observed the breach.

Joe Concha of Fox News uploaded to Twitter“Does anyone have the customer service line for the new misinformation panel?”

CNN’s Daniel Dale, who has been criticizing Biden following the network’s recent change of leadership, also tweeted.

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“The ‘no vaccine available’ is clearly false. More than 3 million Americans were fully vaccinated and more than 18 million had at least one dose by the time Biden was sworn in. Biden himself was fully vaccinated,” Dale said. uploaded to Twitter. “Obviously it became more widely available over time, but.”

Washington Post auditor Glen Kessler asked“Who mans the @WhiteHouse Twitter account?”

“Delete this fake tweet. Biden himself said that 8% of seniors had been vaccinated the day he took office,” Kessler wrote. “Biden was one of them.”

Fox News’ Gabriel Hays contributed to this report.

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