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Social media platforms face ongoing struggle to combat​ disinformation


President Trump has repeatedly made misleading and false statements about mail-in ballots, the vote-counting process and more. Some of his supporters and members of the conservative media have, too. Social platforms like Twitter and Facebook have tried to limit the spread of disinformation — but doing so is complicated. William Brangham talks to The Washington Post’s Elizabeth Dwoskin.

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