A blue verification check is seen on the Twitter account of Elon Musk in this photo taken on November 7, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
A blue verification check is seen on the Twitter account of Elon Musk in this photo taken on November 7, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
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Twitter’s pared-down staff struggles with misinformation ahead of US midterm elections

  • Musk cut just 15 per cent of frontline content-moderation workers, compared to the roughly 50 per cent job cuts companywide, an executive said last week
  • Election watchers fear the platform may not be equipped to handle hate speech and actors seeking to cast doubt on the legitimate winners of elections

A blue verification check is seen on the Twitter account of Elon Musk in this photo taken on November 7, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
A blue verification check is seen on the Twitter account of Elon Musk in this photo taken on November 7, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
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