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Twitter, TikTok Pressured on Anti-Disinformation Efforts (2)

May 13, 2022, 11:52 AMUpdated: May 13, 2022, 4:34 PM

Twitter Inc. and TikTok executives are being pressured by lawmakers to track the progress they make in combating the spread of Spanish-language disinformation on their platforms.

Democrats are sounding the alarm on disinformation they warn is eroding trust in the country’s electoral system and stoking violence. Spanish-language disinformation has received special attention as analysts note it tends to stay on platforms longer and goes unchecked more often than false English content.

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Executives from the two companies met with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Thursday to discuss how they can show ...