Twitter criticised for lack of action over ‘fact-check stunt’ during leaders’ debate

Twitter has accused the Conservatives of misleading the public after they rebranded one of their official party accounts to make it look like a factchecking service during the ITV leaders’ debate. But Will Moy, chief executive of independent factchecking charity Full Fact, said Twitter should have done more about it. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Moy said Twitter could have forcibly re-named the account, but stressed that the responsibility lay with the Tories