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X Considering Video Chat Feature, But Elon Musk Challenges Still Persist

Linda Yaccarino, CEO of X (formerly Twitter), has announced an upcoming video chat feature on the platform during an interview with CNBC. Yaccarino discussed the rebranding of Twitter to X, emphasizing the move as a “liberation from Twitter” and an opportunity to evolve beyond a legacy mindset.

While no details were provided about how the video chat feature will work, Yaccarino used it as an example of how X is actively working to improve the platform. She highlighted X’s new policy of “freedom of speech, not reach,” which aims to address harmful or illegal content by labeling, de-amplifying, and demonetizing it.

However, questions remain about how X identifies and defines what is “awful but lawful” content and who determines these definitions. Critics argue that high-profile users like Elon Musk, with large followings, can still wield significant influence regardless of these measures.

The interview also touched on concerns about social media influencers’ impact, emphasizing the responsibility that comes with a large audience. Yaccarino defended X’s efforts to create a safer and more open platform.

Overall, Yaccarino’s interview highlighted the challenges and ongoing debates around social media content moderation, influence, and platform responsibility.