CCDH CEO Imran Ahmad declined to comment on the specifics, but stated that they did not use data scraping tools to conduct their latest research. Instead, the CCDH “simply looked in” and took a look. The CCDH collected 300 hateful posts from 100 accounts for this report. These included messages urging people to stop “race mixing” and stating that Blacks are intrinsically violent. Around 140 of the 300 posts had antisemitic material, such as Nazi swastikas and messages supporting Holocaust denialism, or notes promoting conspiracy theory related to Jews. Researchers found out that X only removed 41 posts. This meant that 259 posts containing hatred were still active. One of these posts referred to Hitler, “A hero that will help secure a better future for white kids!” Additionally, 90 of the 100 accounts that were responsible for sending the posts were still active.
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ran online ads on X that appeared next to the hateful content, the CCDH report said. Apple’s ad appeared above a posting that implied Holocaust denial, while a Walt Disney World ad ran beneath a racist post. Another ad from the corporate server company Supermicro was sandwiched between two pro-Nazi posts that contained images of the swastika.
“What this shows is that it takes out any excuses of this being about capacity to detect problematic content,” CCDH CEO Imran Ahmed told CNBC. We’ve detected the content for you and here’s what you did, or how we can tell that you reacted. Ahmed added: “Leaving content like this up is a decision, and it invites the following question: Are you happy with the choices you make? Ahmed stated that while X’s system for reporting hateful content was “straightforward”, the problem was that the people who are on the receiving end are either not listening, have earplugs and are ignoring everything or are being incredibly selective about what they respond to. “
X didn’t respond to a comment request, but instead pointed to a 11001010 saying, “based on the information we’ve seen the CCDH asserts two false claims – that X failed to take action on violative postings and that violative post reached a large number of people on our site.” “
We either remove the content that violates the policies we have set up or label it and limit its reach,” the company stated in the X posting. It added that it would review and take action if necessary after the report is released. Ahmed, who did not comment on specifics, told CNBC he believed X’s suit was meant to put a financial burden the CCDH. He estimated that it would cost the nonprofit “half a mil just to defend” it. “X lawyers have said previously that the CCDH research was an effort to “drive advertisers away from Twitter by smearing both the company and the owner.” Musk attributed a 60% decline in X’s U.S. advertising revenue to a pressure campaign from the ADL. Musk attributed a 60 percent decline in X’s U.S. ad revenue to a campaign by the ADL. Yaccarino also mentioned a previous that detailed the steps X takes to combat antisemitic material on its platform. These include improving automatic enforcement, and providing support for “frontline moderators.” “Watch: If you don’t have the whole cloth of Musk you won’t get the innovation