Nov 21, 2022

Twitter charity partners condemn Musk's 'dangerous' changes

One of Twitter's most important charity partners says it is considering ending its relationship with the platform because of recent policy changes. This comes as one of Twitter's major advertising partners expresses doubts about its future with Twitter. "Mr Musk's decisions over the last month have raised serious concerns", said Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of ADL. On Saturday Mr Musk, who purchased Twitter for $44bn last month, ran a poll on his Twitter asking users whether or not Donald Trump should be allowed back on Twitter. In its statement to the BBC, ADL also says that the sudden drop in staffing levels at Twitter has led to a fall in moderation standards on Twitter. The non-profit says its research shows Twitter went from taking action on 60% of antisemitic tweets to taking action on only 30%. However Yoel Roth, the former head of Trust and Safety at Twitter, told the New York Times that moderation at the platform had largely remained the same or increased since the takeover.

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