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Reuters: White House keeping a ‘close eye’ on misinformation on Twitter 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday it was monitoring social media platform Twitter, now under the stewardship of new Chief Executive Elon Musk, for misinformation. 

“This is something that we’re certainly keeping an eye on,” said White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre, when asked about Twitter becoming a vector for misinformation. 

Jean-Pierre said it was the responsibility of social media platforms to “make sure that when it comes to misinformation, when it comes to the hate that we’re seeing, that… they take action, that they continue to take action.”  

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Update: White House slammed for pledging to keep a ‘close eye’ on ‘misinformation’ on Twitter: ‘Absolutely insane’ (FOX News).  

WNU Editor: What a laugh on the White House keeping a ‘close eye’ on Twitter. In my experience this White House is one of the worse purveyors of misinformation that I have ever seen from a US administration.  

Update: Elon Musk has responded.