"It's definitely a response to the extraordinary propensity for falsehoods," said one professor.
Sara FischerFact-checking goes mainstream in Trump era
— 200% increase in the number of fact-checking orgs that have launched globally since 2016.
— It wasn't long ago that news organizations were skeptical about including fact-checks in everyday reporting.
Sara FischerThe steps announced today will change user experience leading up to the Election. There will be a lot more interventions by the platform to push users to pause and consider what they tweet before they do. There will be more labels and likely more removals.