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Hate speech on Twitter is rising under Elon Musk, say campaigners

Hate speech on Twitter is rising under Elon Musk’s ownership, online safety campaigners have said, despite the billionaire’s claims that it has been declining. The Centre for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) said Mr Musk’s recent tweet suggesting that hate speech impressions are down by a third was “misleading” because it focused on how often tweets […]

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Twitter quietly drops Covid-19 misinformation prevention policy

Twitter has quietly ended the enforcement of its policy to stop the spread of Covid-19 misinformation on the site. The social media platform introduced the policy during the pandemic and used it to remove thousands of misleading tweets as part of efforts to stop the spread of “potentially harmful and misleading information” about Covid-19 and […]

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Twitter confirms 140 redundancies in Ireland

Twitter has confirmed 140 redundancies in Dublin, the Irish Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment said. Leo Varadkar declined to speculate if more job losses could be on the way. “We did receive, at long last, the redundancy notice from Twitter today in the department, it’s about 140 redundancies,” he said. “My thoughts are with […]

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