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    Twitter Unveils New Rules for Politicians

    The social media network already allowed policy-violating tweets from political figures and world leaders because they were deemed to be “in the public’s interest,” but it’ll now begin adding disclaimers to those posts. The company’s announcement didn’t specifically mention President Trump, although he’s violated Twitter’s guidelines numerous times: Last year, for instance, he threatened North Korea with nuclear war — yet the tweet wasn’t deleted, despite advocating mass violence.

    To whom will it apply? Only officials with verified accounts and more than 100,000 followers will be affected by the new rule.

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