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Turning back time for Content Moderation? How Musk’s takeover is affecting Twitter’s rules

Author: Kopps, A., & Katzenbach, C.
Published in: Digital society blog
Year: 2022
Type: Other publications
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.7390233

Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter marks a critical moment in the history of platforms. Within days, Musk moved to publicly question some of the policies that the platform has developed over the years. A closer look reveals that – at least until now – Twitter’s content policies have not changed. Yet, Musk’s leadership seems to aim at rolling back 15 years of learning and elaborating content moderation at Twitter and the industry.

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