Twitter will now put Community Notes 'fact checks' on images

With AI images now going viral across Twitter, the social media platform has decided to update its crowdsourced “fact checking” feature to directly deal with not just the tweet that includes the media, but the media itself. Tweet may have been deleted (opens in a new tab) Twitter is now rolling out “Notes on Media” as part of its Community Notes program. Users who take part in Community Notes, which allows users to add context or fact checks to tweets, will now be able to add these addendums to AI-created photos and other forms of manipulated media as well.Previously Community Notes users could add notes at the tweet level and the note would follow the tweet around in retweets, quote tweets, and embeds. However, if the actual image itself was reuploaded in a new post, the Community Note on the original upload which added context to the image would not be included. Twitter says the Community Note will now follow the image around as well and will “automatically appear on recent & future matching images.” SEE ALSO: Twitter is now worth one-third what Elon Musk paid Users who want to take part in Community Notes need to apply for the program. Once accepted, they can start rating existing Notes. Once they rate enough Notes that get added to a tweet, their Rating Score will go up and they will then be able to write their own Community Notes. But, in order to write Notes on images, users must have had…Twitter will now put Community Notes 'fact checks' on images