Twitter wants to stop ‘malicious actors’ from abusing next month’s pivotal UK election so it’s creating special reporting tools and a custom emoji (TWTR)

Ollie Millington/Getty Images Twitter said it would make it easier to report misleading information about the voting process in Britain’s Dec. 12 election, less than a month after its global ban on political advertising comes into force. The microblogging site is a vital tool for candidates, political parties and journalists to break news and fuel debate, but it has also been used to spread fake news, such as manipulated video clips, and to abuse and threaten individuals.See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: Russia’s VTB sells stake in Bulgaria’s Vivacom telecoms operatorGoogle launches smart device in Brazil in new challenge to AmazonKremlin eyes four-way Ukraine summit this year Read more: feedproxy.google.com