Media Decries Loss Of Twitter Employees ‘Charged With Protecting The Midterm Elections’

In this photo illustration, The Twitter logo is displayed on a mobile device as the company announced it's initial public offering and debut on the New York Stock Exchange on November 7, 2013 in London, England.

At a glance

  • “Will Twitter be able to monitor the US midterms with half the staff?” the site’s official Twitter account posted on Friday while promoting the article “Twitter Cuts Spur Concerns About US Midterms, Human Rights.”
  • Other media outlets quickly followed suit in fearing an increase of “misinformation” without Twitter properly monitoring content.
  • NBC News “disinformation” reporter Ben Collins referred to the Twitter situation as a “nightmare” while appearing on MSNBC’s “Craig Melvin Reports” on Friday.

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