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X / Twitter lets Israel-Gaza hate speech spread, new study finds — and these users are the culprits

X / Twitter lets Israel-Gaza hate speech spread, new study finds — and these users are the culprits

Only 4 out of 200 reported antisemitic or Islamophobic posts were removed.

By Matt Binder, Mashable 

Elon Musk’s X, formerly known as Twitter, has long been criticized for the misinformation problem that pervades the platform. Hate speech on the social media service has also been on the rise under Musk’s leadership.

However, the situation on X has been particularly egregious since Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7 and Israel subsequently started bombing Gaza. Misinformation, specifically from verified users paying the company $8 per month in order to be prioritized by the algorithm, has been rampant.

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