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    US President Donald Trump has found himself yet again at odds with social media giants Twitter and Facebook after having many of his election-related posts flagged or labeled with a “misleading” notice.

    Social Media Standoff

    Since Election Day, Trump has had at least eight posts flagged on Twitter, with content immediately being covered with a label that notes the tweet “is disputed and might be misleading.” 

    Facebook has followed a similar method on both its platform and on Instagram; however, it has instead marked the president’s posts with a tag indicating that votes are still being counted.

    It seems they’re stuck in a Mexican standoff: there’s surely no way that the commander-in-chief will be able to outsmart the fact-checkers, but the platforms can’t keep him from posting what he wants - unless they ban his accounts, which is unlikely.


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