December 13, 2022

Twitter ends Trust & Safety Council

Twitter today dispersed the Trust & Safety Council, which was an advisory group consisting of roughly 100 independent researchers and human rights activists. The group, formed in 2016, gave the social network input on different content and human rights-related issues such as the removal of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM), suicide prevention, and online safety. This could have implications for Twitter’s global content moderation as the group consisted of experts around the world. This development comes after three key members of the Trust & Safety council resigned last week. The members said in a letter that Elon Musk ignored the group…

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