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Ministry of Truth Calls for Twitter to Give Blue-Checks Edit Powers

Ignorance is Strength. Ministry of Truth Nina Jankowicz wishes Twitter would give the blue-checks editing power to stop the lies. Jankowicz’s proposal would go as follows, in her own words: “Verified people can essentially start to ‘edit’ Twitter [in] the same sort of way that Wikipedia is so they can add context to certain tweets. Biden's "Ministry of Truth" director says she wants "verified people" like her to be able to edit people's tweets so they can "add context to certain tweets" pic.twitter.com/KgMxUn3Hs6 — The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) May 11, 2022 The Zoom call appears to be about the “Birdwatch” feature on Twitter, which the service introduced in 2021. The feature supposedly allows people to identify information in Tweets they believe is misleading and write notes “that provide informative context.” Later in the video, Jankowicz added a hypothetical for those who may still doubt her motives: “If President [Donald] Trump were still on Twitter and tweeted a claim about voter fraud, someone could add context from one of the 60 lawsuits that went through the court or something that an election official said…so that people have a fuller picture rather than just an individual claim on a tweet.” So let […]

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Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers media, politics, and sports at OutKick.