Twitter, Facebook label Trump posts alleging election theft

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Twitter has placed sharing restrictions on a tweet from President Donald Trump, setting up a high-profile standoff between the president and the platform in the aftermath of Election Day. Facebook has added labels to the president’s posts, saying the final vote count isn’t in yet.

“We are up BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the Election,” the message reads, on both platforms. “We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the Polls are closed!”

Early returns were promising for the president, but a number of pivotal states are still counting votes, including Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. This work does not involve additional votes being cast, but instead deals with the unprecedented surge of mail-in ballots…

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