X Slashes Election Integrity Team by Over Half, Sparks Controversy Amid EU Disinformation Woes

X Slashes Election Integrity Team by Over Half, Sparks Controversy Amid EU Disinformation Woes

Company's Drastic Move to Cut Election Integrity Staff Raises Questions About Commitment to Tackling Disinformation

In a startling turn of events, X, formerly known as Twitter, has made significant cuts to its election integrity team, including the removal of its leader, Aaron Rodericks. This surprising move comes despite recent pledges by X to bolster the team’s resources ahead of the crucial 2024 US elections. Furthermore, it transpired amid mounting criticism from the European Commission concerning X’s pronounced disinformation problem.