This story is part of , CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November.
Tech giants within the US are persevering with to fulfill frequently to work collectively on defending their platforms forward of the Facebook, Google, Twitter, Reddit, Microsoft, Verizon, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Wikimedia Basis mentioned they’re countering info operations on their platforms within the lead as much as the 2020 Democratic Nationwide Conference (DNC) and the Republican Nationwide Conference (RNC).. In a joint assertion launched Wednesday,
“We mentioned preparations for the upcoming conventions and situation planning associated to election outcomes,” the tech giants mentioned in a joint assertion. “We’ll proceed to remain vigilant on these points and meet frequently forward of the November election.”
The DNC will happen subsequent week, from Aug. 17 to Aug. 20, whereas the RNC is scheduled for the week after, between Aug. 24 and 27.
Tech firms and social media platforms have been working to curb the unfold of misinformation through the lead as much as the 2020 election, together with by tracking and exposing disinformation, , , unearthing deepfakes and . Some are additionally on Nov. 3., flagging ,
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