But in the edited video that was retweeted by the president – which Twitter branded as “manipulated media” – the song played by Biden is the 1988 protest rap “F — tha Police” by the hip-hop group NWA ” What is it all about? “Trump wrote in an accompanying message.
In recent months, Trump’s preferred social media platform has taken a more aggressive approach to addressing presidential remarks that promote misleading information or violate the platform’s content policies.
Twitter added fact-checking warnings to a couple of Trumps tweets in May about mail-in voting, prompting the president to sign a executive order targeting social media companies.
Later that week, Twitter ran one warning sticker on Trump̵
In June Twitter took down a post by Trump with two toddlers and changed CNN cyrons after labeling it “manipulated.” Facebook also removed the post.
Twitter is also attached warning stickers to Trumps tweets earlier this month in which he urged his supporters to vote two in the November election.
In the course of election day, Twitter has rolled out a number of new policies specifically designed to counteract misinformation related to voting, election results and the intensifying race in the White House. The platform announced last month that it would extend its rules against misleading information about mail-in polls and early voting.
After coming under criticism for not doing enough to stop the spread of misleading clips targeting Biden’s campaign, Twitter also announced in August that it would begin displays warning labels on shared posts that contain misleading or doctored videos.
And amid concerns that Trump might claim to be the winner on election night before the final vote is counted, Twitter announced last week that it would mark or remove positions prematurely declare victory.