SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Twitter has rolled out a new warning label and fact-check system to call out tweets that are false, like when President Trump says anything at all.
But the social network is trying to be fair and so is also checking tweets from the Communist Party of China, such as a recent one where China spokesperson Lijian Zhao said that China's coronavirus response was "very great" and that China treats its people with respect. Instead of labeling the tweet as against Twitter rules or as "false," however, the social network found that the tweet was "morally true."
"The Twitter fact-checking team has reviewed this tweet and found it to be morally true," reads the label. Those who click "Learn More" are redirected to the Communist Party's website, where they can read tons of great information about how awesome China is and how President Xi can heal the coronavirus with his laser eyes.
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