President Donald Trump shared a manipulated version of a CNN video in which a black and a white child hug each other, claiming that news channels share false news about racism. Then, the popular micro-blogging platform Twitter has labelled Trump’s video tweet as ‘’Manipulated Media’’.
US President Donald Trump shared a video with fake CNN graphics on Twitter, and the banner of the video says ”Terrified todler runs from racist baby.” & ”Racist baby probably a Trump voter.”
At the end of the video, he says “America is not the problem, fake news is.“
Here is the post:
Then, Twitter placed the “Manipulated Media” tag under Trump’s video post. The micro-blogging platform previously added fact-check labels to some of his tweets.
When you click on this label, this appears:
Later, CNN replied to Trump’s Tweet and said, ”We’ll continue working with facts rather than tweeting fake videos that exploit innocent children. We invite you to do the same. Be better.’’
CNN did cover this story – exactly as it happened. Just as we reported your positions on race (and poll numbers). We’ll continue working with facts rather than tweeting fake videos that exploit innocent children. We invite you to do the same. Be better. https://t.co/T1nBtejZta— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) June 19, 2020
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