December 7, 2022

EXPO Magazine

Complete News World

Twitter Layoffs: How Mass Layoffs Affect Global Misinformation

  • Juliana Gragnani – @julianagragnani
  • World Service Misinformation Group

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Elon Musk, the new owner of Twitter, said that he had no choice but to cut jobs because the company was losing $4 million a day.

A key team at Twitter responsible for fighting misinformation on Twitter has been disbanded by the company’s new owner, Elon Musk.

This group monitors the content of the social network and contextualizes inappropriate or inappropriate posts; Highlighted news sources with verification; And created threads of reliable posts on hot topics in the world’s most spoken languages.

Different units monitored publications in English, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Portuguese and Japanese. Teams worked in Sydney, Singapore, London, Accra (Ghana), Tokyo, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, as well as in the United States.

All teams were cut.