While the Big Tech platform's cautionary language isn't an explicit ban or restriction on Kinzinger's account, it does present viewers with a warning on the debunked tweet that the content may not be all it's chalked up to be.


"This photo is misleading as it could be interpreted as being current due to what is happening now in Ukraine," the label reads on Kinzinger's late February tweet.

The notice, mentioning readers added context they'd wanted viewers to know, adds that the photo in question is from 2016. A link is provided to reverse image search engine Tineye. Twitter's pilot program is visible to a small set of users. Context has to be found helpful by others to appear on a tweet, Twitter noted.

The viral image of children waving off troops was also fact-checked by PolitiFact, which ruled it "does not depict the current conflict between Ukraine and Russia."

Two young children holding hands are seen in the widely circulated image saluting Ukrainian troops rolling by on tanks. One of the kids wears a pink jacket with a stuffed animal in her hand while the other has a toy guy slung across his soldier.

The notice, mentioning readers added context they'd wanted viewers to know, adds that the photo in question is from 2016. A link is provided to reverse image search engine Tineye. Twitter's pilot program is visible to a small set of users. Context has to be found helpful by others to appear on a tweet, Twitter noted.

The viral image of children waving off troops was also fact-checked by PolitiFact, which ruled it "does not depict the current conflict between Ukraine and Russia."

Two young children holding hands are seen in the widely circulated image saluting Ukrainian troops rolling by on tanks. One of the kids wears a pink jacket with a stuffed animal in her hand while the other has a toy guy slung across his soldier.

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