President´s Tweets – level 2
The US president, Donald Trump, is very active on social media. He writes many posts on Facebook and tweets on Twitter.
However, Twitter found some of his recent tweets controversial and labeled them. According to Twitter, a tweet about the US voting system contained information that could be false. Twitter also said that a tweet about the protests in Minneapolis could make the protests more violent.
The same posts appeared on Trump´s Facebook, too. However, Facebook did not react to them.
Facebook´s boss, Mark Zuckerberg, said that the posts did not break the company´s rules. It made some of Facebook´s employees angry. They said that Facebook should delete the posts, and they decided to protest. However, Zuckerberg said that Facebook should not check if the information that politicians post is correct.
Difficult words: controversial (something that makes many people angry and they discuss it a lot), label (to put a word or some information on something to give more details or warning about it), contain (to have or include something).
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