Twitter flags Trump tweet as 'manipulated media'

Twitter flags Trump tweet as 'manipulated media'

Trump also posted the video with the fake CNN chyrons to Facebook, where it's now available without any disclaimers and has been viewed more than 3 million times so far. "We hope and expect Twitter will take action to remove the video".

"The outrageous war on President Trump being waged by the Silicon Valley Mafia continues", said Tim Murtaugh, communications director for the Trump campaign.

The viral video from New York City was originally posted on Facebook by the father of one of the toddlers, who said, "With all the racism and hate going on I just think it's a attractive video".

A supporter of the president doctored the viral video, showing first the white toddler running after the Black toddler, accompanied by a fake CNN logo with the chyron: "Terrified Todler Runs From Racist Baby".

The tweeted video then goes on to show the original clip and concludes: "America is not the problem".

Before the racist baby video was removed, the Trump administration was defending the post.

Meanwhile, CNN's public-relations team replied to Trump's faked video late Thursday. The toddlers and their fathers also appeared on the "The Van Jones Show" on CNN.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere responded to the social media giant's labeling, saying in a statement, "If Twitter is not careful, it's going to have to label itself a 'manipulator'". A Twitter spokesperson suggested that it might have been done to "give people more context".

Meanwhile, video social media platform Snap has taken a different approach in seeking to limit the reach of Trump's account. The company declined to comment on whether the video violated that policy. This has led to more tense interactions between the company and the President. "Simply as we reported your positions on race (and ballot numbers)", the WarnerMedia-owned information community's communications group wrote on Twitter.

"He was making a point about CNN specifically", McEnany said about the toddler video.

Trump rolled out new health-focused rules in March that allow for the rapid deportation of immigrants caught at the border and virtually cut off access to the USA asylum system.

However, CNN implored the President to "be better" than sharing fake videos.

A White House official said Trump was joking about his call for a slowdown in testing.

Last month, Trump's feud with Twitter escalated when it placed a warning label to the president's tweets about mail-in voting.

Trump addressed testing again on Monday, writing on Twitter: "Our Coronavirus testing is so much greater (25 million tests) and so much more advanced, that it makes us look like we have more cases, especially proportionally than other countries".

The social media company also labelled a Trump tweet about Black Lives Matter protests in Minneapolis as "glorifying violence".

It previously had a additional hands-off strategy - 1 that Facebook nevertheless favours, despite the fact that Facebook did clear away Trump campaign adverts that featured a Nazi symbol yesterday.

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