Online platform X (formerly Twitter) is significantly reducing the number of its employees working against the spread of the coronavirus misinformation It should go to the election. Owner X Elon Musk It partially confirmed a report published by the electronic “Information” outlet, stating that the short message service eliminates half of the jobs in this field.
“Oh, you mean the ‘Election Integrity’ team that undermined the integrity of the election? Yes, they are gone,” the high-tech billionaire wrote on X’s website.
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The step comes to one A critical point in timeThere are more than 50 major elections around the world next year, including the European elections in June, and the US congressional and presidential elections in November 2024.
President X appointed by Musk Linda Yaccarino This week confirmed that Online platform Expand your electoral team. “There is a strong and growing team at X dedicated to election integrity,” she said at a conference.
The largest percentage of false information
A recent EU Commission assessment concluded that among large online platforms, X has the largest share misinformation Give. Musk withdrew from an agreement on how to deal with misinformation between the European Union and major online services.
Critics accuse the head of electric car manufacturer Tesla of moderating content and taking action against him since he took over Twitter last year. Hate speech Significantly reduce misinformation.
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