Twitter is believed to be testing a affection to allow users to report tweets absolute fake news and bogus or ambiguous information, letters The Washington Post.

Sadly, that’s not quite enough reason to celebrate: a aggregation agent told WP, “There are no accepted plans to launch any type of artefact along these lines.” That might be because it doesn’t have a set timeline for the absolution of this feature, but Twitter’s late to the game as it is.

Tackling the botheration of misinformation is acute to any social platform, and it’s abnormally pertinent to Twitter, where fake accounts and bots that can spread bogus posts are rampant.

According to Twitter Audit, a tool that determines how many fake followers an annual has by attractive at indicators among followers – over half of CNN and Fox News’ admirers on the belvedere are fake. That’s 17 actor and nearly 7 actor respectively. The site notes that President Donald Trump has about 13.5 actor fake followers.

It’s important to apprehend that these bots can cause misinformation to spread like wildfire; with enough traction, such posts can start to show up on Facebook, as well as messaging casework like WhatsApp, where it can be harder to trace fake agreeable to its source and stop it from spreading.

Facebook and Google have already launched their own attempts to tackle fake news, so where’s Twitter at?

The company’s VP of Public Policy, Gov & Philanthropy, Colin Crowell, noted beforehand this month that Twitter was acceleration down on its efforts to tackle bots, by “expanding our team and resources, and architecture new tools and processes.” But with misinformation acceptable an more adverse issue on the web, the aggregation would do well to step on the gas and empower users to help stop the spread of bogus content.