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Twitter founder Jack Dorsey

Twitter is testing a system that lets users label false or misleading tweets by politicians, taking a cue from sites like Wikipedia and Reddit.

Twitter's testing a feature that would display bright bubbles below content flagged as misleading by users and weight votes based on a points system.
Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody."

These were the people and events that made the internet curious in 2019, according to Wikipedia

Wikipedia's end-of-year list shows what people wanted to know in 2019 — mostly movies, music, and celebrities who died.

Elon Musk fact-checked his own Wikipedia page and requested edits including the fact he does ‘zero investing’

Musk tweeted that he'd visited his Wikipedia page for the first time in years, describing it as "a war zone with a zillion edits."
Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks at the senior officers promotion ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, November 6, 2019.

Putin proposed replacing Wikipedia in Russia with a ‘Big Russian Encyclopedia’ days after passing a law to let him cut off the entire coun...

A project set in motion to create the Russian version of Wikipedia has been allocated a budget of $27 million and will be completed from 2020-2022.
A protester against Chinese internet censorship in Germany.

Here are all the major US tech companies blocked behind China’s ‘Great Firewall’

China has long blocked major US tech companies, including Facebook and Google, from operating in the country.
Wikipedia's German page, translated by Google Translate.

Reddit, Wikipedia, and PornHub are strong-arming users into protesting against laws that could change the face of the internet in Europe

Wikipedia has blacked out some of its European sites, while Reddit and Pornhub are displaying windows asking users to lobby lawmakers.
Corbin Bleu in 2005, at an event promoting Disney's "High School Musical."

‘High School Musical’ actor Corbin Bleu has more Wikipedia pages than almost anyone else on earth and Reddit may have just solved why

"High School Musical" actor Corbin Bleu has one of the most-translated Wikipedia pages of any person in history. A Reddit user may have found the culprit.

These are the best apps to download if you own an iPhone X, iPhone XS, or iPhone XS Max

Apps with a pure-black mode are the best way to test the gorgeous displays on the latest-generation iPhones.
Wikipedia founder campaigned against the EU proposals.

This is the one internet law Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales would radically rewrite

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales wants to rewrite China's censorship laws. He said would stick the US First Amendment into the Chinese system, or failing that, introduce judicial reviews when China wants to ban websites.
Wikipedia founder campaigned against the EU proposals.

New laws that threatened to tear the internet apart have been sent back to the drawing board in Europe

The proposed laws, which could have required the likes of Reddit to filter content and forced a so-called link tax on firms including Google, have been sent back to the drawing board.