Twitter added clarification to Biden’s post about the cost of gasoline

Twitter users added a clarification to the post of president USA Joe Biden with data on the cost of gasoline, which was 20 percent below the figures of the American Automobile Association (AAA). The newspaper writes about it Hill.

Twitter added clarification to Biden's post about the cost of gasoline


According to the publication, users used a feature that allows readers to add “context they think people might want to know.”

“Biden refers to the “most common price of gasoline” and not the average price of $ 3.8 on November 6, 2022, ”the update to the statement of the American president says. The explanation notes that “politicians tend to refer to whichever indicator is lower.”

The publication emphasizes that the context provided by users did not become a correction of Biden’s post, since the US president himself wrote that we are talking about “the most common price.” However, a clarification from users drew attention to a noticeable difference between the most common and average prices for gasoline.

Previously, Joe Biden on his Twitter account informed. that the price of fuel at gas stations is currently $3.19 per gallon (about 3.8 liters). However, according to the American Automobile Association, the average gas station price is $3.8 a gallon, up 19 percent from the President’s figure.

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