Twitter has hidden a tweet by Donald Trump moments after it was posted, including a warning that it contained disputed content material that could possibly be deceptive.
The U.S. president had written early on Wednesday morning that Democrats have been trying to “steal the election”, a declare for which he provided no proof.
Trump additionally falsely instructed that votes couldn’t be solid after the polls had closed.
The tweet appeared moments after his Democratic challenger Joe Biden made a televised speech saying he believed he was heading in the right direction to win the 2020 presidential election.
The race was too near name in a number of key battleground states on the time.
Minutes after it was posted, Twitter added the warning to Trump’s tweet: “Some or the entire content material shared on this Tweet is disputed and is perhaps deceptive about an election or different civic course of.”
The tweet was nonetheless seen after clicking by the warning, which was positioned consistent with Twitter’s “Civic Integrity Coverage”.
Trump posted an similar message on Fb, which didn’t obtain an identical warning.
U.S. states enable voters to nonetheless solid a poll in the event that they have been nonetheless ready in line when the polls closed.
In some states, postal ballots that arrive after polling day are accepted as long as they carry a postmark indicating they have been mailed by Election Day.