Twitter is actively promoting early voting, and they intend to use their massive influence to help people to do so. Every US citizen with a Twitter account will receive a notification on their timeline, encouraging them to cast their vote early.
Twitter is doing this in conjunction with Ballot Ready, a non-partisan organization that wants to encourage voters to get out and place their votes.
Twitter will also encourage US users to retweet early voting information so that the news reaches their followers. Plus, those tweets that include hashtags such as #IVoted, #YoVote, #IVotedEarly, or #VotedEarly, will get an animated ‘Like’ button and a custom emoji.
In light of the US presidential election, Twitter took several steps to minimize the spread of fake news and misinformation. As a result, they included a set of restrictions and warnings for misleading tweets. For example, if a tweet got labeled as misleading,