hate speech

Elon Musk’s X Names New Head Of Safety

Enticing advertisers back? Nine months after previous head of trust and safety resigned, X confirms new Safety and Brand Safety…

2 months ago

X Loses Case Against Hate-Speech Nonprofit

X Corp case against nonprofit hate-speech researcher dismissed in California court, in blow to Elon Musk's legal threats against critics

2 months ago

Judge Signals Elon Musk May Lose Lawsuit Against Non-profit

Elon Musk's high profile lawsuit against a hate speech non-profit may be in trouble, after judge sounds sceptical note over…

3 months ago

Musk Reinstates Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones On X

Elon Musk's X, formerly Twitter, reinstates conspiracy theorist Alex Jones after online poll as Musk promotes 'free speech' agenda

5 months ago

Elon Musk To Meet Israeli President Amid Anti-Semitism Row

To be a fly on the wall. After seeming to endorse an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory, Elon Musk is to meet…

6 months ago

Musk’s X Sues Media Matters Over Nazism Report

Elon Musk's X sues nonprofit Media Matters over report that prompted IBM, Apple, Disney, others to pull advertising

6 months ago

Musk Vows ‘Thermonuclear’ Lawsuit Against Nonprofit

Musk says X/Twitter to sue Media Matters as IBM, other advertisers pause spending on platform amidst extremism row

6 months ago

X Reinstates More Controversial UK Banned Accounts

X, formerly Twitter, reinstates accounts of two UK public figures banned for hate speech amist content moderation criticism

7 months ago

Elon Musk To Move X Behind Paywall, As Israeli PM Urges Antisemitism Action

Elon Musk has said that X (formerly Twitter) will move to a monthly subscription charge, amid an ongoing antisemitism row

8 months ago

Apple ‘Constantly’ Evaluating Advertising Spend On Elon Musk’s X

CEO Tim Cook says Apple is ‘constantly’ evaluating its decision to advertise on Elon Musk’s X, amid antisemitism row

8 months ago

Watchdog Alleges X/Twitter Failing To Tackle Online Hate

New research from Center for Countering Digital Hate alleges X is failing to remove posts containing “extreme hate”, despite being…

8 months ago

Elon Musk Blames ADL For Ad Revenue Slump, Threatens Lawsuit

Owner of X (formerly Twitter), Elon Musk, threatens lawsuit against Anti-Defamation League over claims platform is antisemitic

9 months ago

X Backtracks After Auschwitz Complaint About Anti-Semetic Account

Auschwitz Memorial criticises Elon Musk's Twitter/X for ruling antisemitic content did not violate rules. Offending account later suspended

9 months ago

Two Brands Suspend Twitter/X Advertising After Pro-Nazi Ad Placement

One week after X CEO Linda Yaccarino talked up brand safety for advertisers, ads for major brands allegedly appear alongside…

9 months ago

X Sued By AFP, Twitter Sues Hate Watchdog

More legal drama for Elon Musk's X after it sues watchdog that reported hate speech increase on Twitter. AFP meanwhile…

10 months ago

Musk, Yaccarino To Jointly Oversee X Trust and Safety

Owner Elon Musk, chief executive Linda Yaccarino to jointly oversee trust and safety at X as company reorganises under new…

10 months ago

Twitter Threatens To Sue Hate Speech Research Firm

Twitter, rebranded as X, threatens lawsuit against London-based hate speech research firm as it reinstates Kanye West account

10 months ago

Twitter Is Top Platform For Online Hate, Says Australia

Australian regulator demands Twitter explain its handling of online hate, as complaints surge after Elon Musk lifted account ban

11 months ago

Twitter Loses Second Head Of Trust And Safety

Twitter's head of trust and safety, Ella Irwin, confirms resignation – the second departure from that role after Elon Musk…

12 months ago

Twitter Likely To Quit EU Code Against Disinformation, Says Official

Elon Musk's Twitter is likely to pull out from a voluntary EU code of practice to combat disinformation, official says

12 months ago

Elon Musk Axed 80 Percent Of Staff, Admits Painful Tenure

Musk tells BBC Twitter is now roughly breaking even and advertisers are returning, but admits running platform is “quite painful”

1 year ago

Elon Musk Suspends Kayne West Account After Swastika Post

Not again. Twitter post of a swastika sees account of American rapper Ye (aka Kayne West) suspended by Elon Musk

1 year ago

Elon Musk: Apple Threatening To Remove Twitter From App Store

Musk reveals Apple has halted most of its advertising on Twitter and is allegedly threatening to pull the platform from…

1 year ago

Australian Court Orders Google To Pay Politician Over ‘Abusive’ YouTube Videos

Google ordered to pay Australian politician $515,000, after it allegedly profited from abusive and defamatory YouTube videos

2 years ago

New York Comptroller Calls For Votes Against Twitter, Meta Directors

New York State Comptroller reportedly calls for votes against Twitter, Meta directors over failure to remove violent content after Buffalo…

2 years ago

Twitter Expands ‘Safety Mode’ To Tackle Trolls

Stopping the trolls? Twitter expands its Safety Mode feature to give users greater control over who can reply to their…

2 years ago

Twitter Sues Over German Online Reporting Rule

Twitter joins Facebook and Google in filing lawsuits against a new law in Germany that obliges social networking platforms to…

2 years ago

YouTube ‘Major Conduit’ Of Misinformation, Fact-checkers Allege

Group of more than 80 fact-checking organisations write open letter to YouTube's CEO, calling platform a major conduit of misinformation

2 years ago

Meta Expands Facebook Crackdown On Myanmar Military

Meta executive confirms Facebook will now ban all Myanmar-military controlled businesses on its platforms, as it expands Junta restrictions

2 years ago

Meta Sued For $150 Billion By Rohingya Refugees

Meta sued for billions of dollars for not allegedly removing anti-Rohingya hate speech during 2017 violence in Myanmar (Burma)

2 years ago