Twitter Makes More Staff Cuts, Including ‘Content Moderation’ Censors

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 27: In an aerial view, a sign is seen posted on the exterior of Twitter headquarters on April 27, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Billionaire Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and Space X, reached an agreement to purchase social media platform Twitter for $44 billion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Twitter has made deeper cuts into its already radically diminished trust and safety team handling global “content moderation,” as well as to the unit related to hate speech and harassment, according to people familiar with the matter.
  • At least a dozen more cuts on Friday night affected workers in the company’s Dublin and Singapore offices, according to the people, who asked not to be identified discussing non-public changes.
  • Workers on teams handling the social network’s misinformation policy, global appeals and state media on the platform were also eliminated.

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