A collective requires a tweet strike on X on October 27 | EUROtoday

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VS’is a maneuver which goals to denounce the abuses on The worlda collective fashioned round Tristan Mendès France, Julien Pain and Rudy Reichstadt, specialists within the combat towards conspiracy, requires a day with out tweets, Friday October 27, one yr to the day after the Tesla boss took energy over the social community.

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Through this twenty-four-hour tweet strike, introduced by the hashtag #notwitterday, the signatories search to denounce, as customers, their dissatisfaction with the developments of the social community, which has develop into moderation, much less sustained in current months, which in accordance with the signatories has led to delays within the deletion or restriction of unlawful content material resembling disinformation, the apology of terrorism, youngster pornography, incitement to violence and hatred.

“With the resumption of open hostilities in Israel and the Gaza Strip, the flaws of moderation have become spectacularly apparent. Images of incredible violence, which could be seen at any time by minors, have flooded the social network. They were accompanied by an exceptional flow of disinformation,” factors out the discussion board.

A rising wave of disinformation

The current creation of a paid certification system, “Twitter Blue”, has created inequality between customers, reinforcing the visibility of poisonous and sensationalist accounts, point out the signatories. According to them, X has additionally decreased the visibility of conventional information media whereas amplifying the digital footprint of propagandist media.

“The withdrawal of of Elon Musk on the platform, “where he stands out for his strong support of discredited and dangerous conspiracy theories, including on public health”.