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Election misinformation talk drops after Twitter suspends President Trump

Posted at 8:04 AM, Jan 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-18 11:48:39-05

CALIFORNIA (KTNV) — Research is showing election misinformation talk on social media has dropped 73% after Twitter banned President Donald Trump.

San Francisco based analytics firm Zignal Labs reports it has reviewed posts from before and after President Trump was removed from Twitter.

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And election fraud conversations went from 2.5 million mentions to fewer than 700,000.