Don’t trust what you see on Facebook should always be the rule rather than the exception.
That’s no different on Election Day, even after Facebook promised it would add context to posts declaring winners prior to official vote tally announcements.
The social media company made that policy earlier in the month because it was unlikely that all votes would be counted on Election Day due to an expansion of mail-in voting during the coronavirus pandemic. But now it’s wiggling out of it saying, oh we didn’t really mean it as a blanket statement on all premature declarations, just on ones about the overall race. Read more…
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