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Elon Musk’s Twitter is leaning heavily on automation to moderate content, doing away with certain manual reviews and favoring restrictions on distribution rather than removing certain speech outright, its new head of trust and safety told Reuters. Twitter is also more aggressively restricting abuse-prone hashtags and search results in areas including child exploitation, regardless of
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Elon Musk on Friday said that Twitter Blue, the company’s premium subscription service for verification, is expected to launch on December 2. Twitter will provide a gold check mark for companies, a grey check for government, and a blue check mark for individuals (celebrity or not), Elon Musk said in a tweet. Meanwhile, all verified accounts will be
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Elon Musk, in a tweet on Friday, announced his decision to reinstate some previously banned Twitter accounts, including those belonging to the controversial comedian Kathy Griffin, public speaker Jordan Peterson, and satire website The Babylon Bee. The new Twitter CEO, however, stated that there has been no decision yet on whether or not to bring former US President
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Twitter has started displaying a new tick badge with the word ‘Official’ on the recognised Twitter accounts of news sources and public figures in India. Gadgets 360 has received its own tick, as has Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The previous “blue tick” badge, indicating that an account has been verified, are also still shown, for
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Climate deniers looking to block action and “greenwashing” companies could have free rein on Twitter after Elon Musk’s takeover, analysts warned as leaders pursued anti-warming efforts at the COP27 summit. The Tesla billionaire and self-declared free-speech absolutist has fired thousands of staff — with sustainability executives Sean Boyle and Casey Junod among those signing off
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