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Nina Jankowicz, the director of US President Joe Biden’s newly created Disinformation Governance Board, has called for enabling blue-check Twitter users to help police commentary on the social media platform by allowing them to edit tweets that they consider to be false or misleading.
Jankowicz has a blue check on the platform herself.
She made her comments in a viral video that surfaced online on Tuesday. After lamenting that many verified Twitter users don’t deserve to have blue-check status because they aren’t trustworthy, she said, “So verified people can essentially start to edit Twitter the same sort of way that Wikipedia is so they can add context to certain tweets.”
For example, Jankowicz argued, if former President Donald Trump weren’t banned from Twitter and posted a message claiming that there was voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election, a verified user could add context, such
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