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Elon Musk takes moderation unilateral decisions with political overtones

Social media platforms are hard to resist when your actions are too much for the general public. The former Twitter employees was picked in tweets from Substack writer Matt Taibbi. They block a 2020 New York Post story about Joe Biden’s son Hunter over yesterday.Twitter’s owner and self-declared Chief Twit, Elon Musk hyped Taibbi’s tweets, which were littered with screenshots.

They were claiming to show internal company messages. The records depicted people caught in a trap that now ensnares Musk himself, despite their billing as evidence of a history of political bias at the company. Elon Musk must make any tough decisions about what to allow on Twitter.

Laptop belonging to Hunter Biden found held evidence

The New York Post reported that a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden held evidence found. He was accused of inappropriately attempting to broker a meeting between a business client and his father when Joe Biden was vice president of the US.
Some of Twitter’s policy and trust and safety staffers questioned an initial decision to block sharing of the story. The ones who shared the story violated the platform’s policy on distribution of hacked materials.

A company lawyer said it was “reasonable for to assume” and the material obtained by the newspaper was stolen. Other screenshots showed that the Twitter executives fielding advice from a Democratic member of congress and tech industry lobbyists.

Elon Musk unilaterally took big unfavorable moderation decisions

Twitter reversed its decision two days later. Then, CEO Jack Dorsey said the decision was “wrong.” Instead, the thread provided fresh fodder for conspiracy theories that have swirled around the laptop saga. This includes the insinuation, not backed by evidence that government officials intervened to suppress the Post story.
The most salient lesson from Taibbi’s thread may apply to Musk. He has almoy unilaterally taken big moderation decisions at Twitter. also read:-Lady Chatterley’s Lover movie reviews- The movie dares to present a tender love story

Elon Musk reinstated the account of former US president Donald Trump. This was based on the results of a Twitter poll and unblocked a series of other users previously banned from the site for breaching content rules. Musk also championed the return of the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, Ye. His account was restricted in October after he posted an anti-Semitic tweet.

This week, Musk announced that Ye would be suspended all over again after tweeting an image of a swastika inside the Star of David. His reasoning have called out as unclear. The post was a breach of Twitter’s rule against incitement to violence.


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