Twitter accuses Tories of misleading public with 'factcheck' foray

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Dominic Raab defends rebranding account during debate and adds: ‘no one gives a toss’

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.

The party was widely criticised on Tuesday night when it temporarily changed the name of its Conservative campaign headquarters press office Twitter account, which is followed by nearly 76,000 users, to factcheckUK from its usual CCHQPress.

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