Printed: Shaurya Sharma
Final replace: July 20, 2023 at 12:44 pm IST
San Francisco, California, USA
Twitter CEO Linda Iaccarino has dismissed a report that claimed there was a surge of “hateful, violent and inaccurate” info on the Elon Musk-owned platform.
Iaccarino mentioned that Twitter has “made progress” and that many of the tweets in customers’ feeds at the moment are positive.
“A Bloomberg article claims that malicious content material being seen on Twitter is on the rise, however this isn’t true. This is what’s true: over 99% of the content material customers and advertisers see on Twitter is wholesome,” she wrote.
Because of this solely a small quantity of content material must be enforced on Twitter.
“However regardless of the quantity, we’ll proceed to do our greatest to make this platform as protected and wholesome as attainable. The Bloomberg story has pieced collectively a set of incorrect, deceptive, and outdated metrics, largely from shortly after the acquisition of Twitter,” Iaccarino mentioned.
She mentioned that over the previous 8 months, “we now have made progress in lowering the unfold of hate speech, proactively stopping little one exploitation, and giving manufacturers extra management over the place their adverts seem, from neighborhood management to third-party verification.”
In a separate assertion, the microblogging platform mentioned that just about 99.99% of tweet impressions are wholesome.
“Because of this solely a small quantity of content material requires enforcement. However we’ll proceed to do our greatest to make this platform as protected and wholesome as attainable,” the corporate mentioned.
Over the subsequent two weeks, Twitter will additional increase our advert placement controls to raised help the massive progress in video consumption on the platform.
“We’re actively engaged on pre-bid stock filtering, which is able to permit for even higher management over content material adjacency,” Iaccarino added.
Musk acknowledged that Twitter remains to be within the pink after a large 50% drop in advert income and heavy debt up to now.
In the meantime, Twitter launched a brand new advert income sharing program for creators and has already began paying them.
(This story was not edited by the News18 workers and is printed from a syndicated information outlet – IANS)