Elon Caves: Gives Announcement About De-Platformed Accounts, Content Moderation and Election Integrity

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Around 1:00am on Wednesday, “Chief Twit” Elon Musk replied to Yoel Roth, Twitter’s Head of Safety & Integrity, saying he spoke to various so-called “civil society leaders,” “about how Twitter will continue to combat hate & harassment & enforce its election integrity policies.”

Elon followed up this tweet with announcements regarding de-platformed accounts and a moderation council.

According to Musk, previously de-platformed accounts will not be put back on Twitter until a process is created. Musk anticipates this will take “at least a few more weeks.”

Musk also confirmed Twitter’s content moderation council will remain active, however it will include people with “divergent views.” He specifically said the council will include members of “civil rights community and groups who face hate-fueled violence.”

In his tweet Elon tagged nine people, signaling who those “leaders” are. They are:

Responding to Musk’s tweet, many conservative voices pointed out that conservative voices were primarily targeted by Twitter. And, the announcement made by Musk signals an intention for it to continue.