To slow the spread of misinformation and encourage people to read articles before Tweeting them, Twitter tested out a ‘read before sharing’ prompt with select Android users over the summer. It has now started rolling that out to iOS users (via ).
Do you really want to retweet that?
Following ‘encouraging’ results from the testing, Twitter recently announced plans to expand its new prompt to some iOS users. Those that are part of the testing will be asked if they’d “like to open it first” when attempting to retweet or quote a Tweet without opening the included link.