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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 3, 2022
Twitter executive says moving fast on moderation, as harmful content surges
Elon Musk's Twitter is leaning heavily on automation to moderate content, doing away with certain manual reviews and favoring restrictions on distribution.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 2, 2022
Elon Musk and his not-so-hidden agenda
If the information space is destroyed, such as with Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter, it will no longer be possible to marshal citizens against the powerful.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 1, 2022
EU warns Musk that Twitter must obey disinformation rules
Twitter has stopped enforcing a rule preventing users from sharing misleading information about COVID-19 and vaccine effectiveness, which Brussels sees as a red flag.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 30, 2022
Elon Musk's Twitter lifts rule against COVID-19 misinformation
The move comes after the mercurial billionaire reinstated a slew of accounts on the social media network that had previously been banned for violating its content rules.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 29, 2022
Elon Musk says Apple has mostly stopped advertising on Twitter
The billionaire attacked the iPhone maker with a flurry of tweets Monday, saying the company had cut its Twitter advertising and threatened to bump the social network from Apple's app store.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 25, 2022
Musk announces 'amnesty' for banned Twitter accounts after poll
The announcement comes as Musk faces pushback that his criteria for content moderation is subject to his personal whim.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 24, 2022
Free speech for whom?
Elon Musk may be a “free speech absolutist,” but Twitter's new owner may already be recognizing the need to distinguish between speech that appeals to reason or that which stirs up hatred.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 24, 2022
Musk must preserve Twitter’s most vital function
The platform's experience in Japan shows how it can play a crucial role in providing a public service during times of disaster — if Elon Musk doesn't break it.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 24, 2022
Musk floats 'general amnesty' for suspended Twitter accounts
A blanket decision on suspended accounts could potentially alarm government authorities that are keeping a close look at Musk's handling of hateful speech.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 23, 2022
Musk calls Twitter 'Japan-centric,' highlighting model for global growth
The social media site's new owner noted that there are roughly the same number of daily active users in Japan as there are in the United States.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 23, 2022
Twitter restores anti-trans accounts and fuels hate, groups say
Advocates say the recent shooting highlights the potential real-world violence that can stem from rhetoric against the trans community.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 22, 2022
Activists pile pressure on brands after Trump's Twitter account reinstated
Twitter, which lost much of its communications team when Musk slashed the staff shortly after taking over, has not immediately responded to request for comment.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 21, 2022
Twitter turmoil and staff exodus aggravate security concerns
Twitter devolved into what campaigners described as a cesspit of falsehoods and hate speech after recent layoffs cut half the company's 7,500 staff.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 20, 2022
Musk reinstates Trump's Twitter account after users vote
Trump's once-blocked account reappeared on the platform Sunday, after users voted 52% to 48% in a poll to lift the 22-month suspension over incitement of violence.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Nov 19, 2022
From sex workers to bakers, Twitter business users fear losses
'Every day there's always something going on, and it looks like the site is falling apart,' a small business owner said of Twitter.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 19, 2022
Elon Musk starts Twitter poll on whether to bring back Trump
Musk, Twitter's new owner, said in May he would reverse its ban on former President Donald Trump, whose account was suspended after last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 18, 2022
After Elon Musk's ultimatum, Twitter employees start exiting
Musk was meeting some top employees to try and convince them to stay, said one current employee and a recently departed employee who is in touch with Twitter colleagues.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital
Nov 17, 2022
How to prepare for life after Twitter
Don't delete your Twitter account just yet. Elon Musk's takeover can teach us valuable lessons about our relationship with social networks.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 12, 2022
Musk halts Twitter's coveted blue check amid proliferation of imposters
The flip-flop is part of a chaotic two weeks at Twitter since Musk completed his $44 billion acquisition.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 11, 2022
Elon Musk warns Twitter bankruptcy possible if cash burn lingers
The warning came amid a tumultuous start to Musk's reign at the social media company — a two-week period in which he has fired half of Twitter's staff.

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