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IBM suspends ads on X after they appeared next to Nazi posts

Apple, Disney, and IBM suspended all X ads after Elon Musk’s support of Pro-Nazi content

Tech Giants Halt Twitter Ads Over Anti-Semitic Content Concerns

Apple, Disney, and IBM suspended all X ads after Elon Musk’s support of Pro-Nazi content. The social media platform known as X / Twitter has faced considerable disappointment as major advertisers, including Apple, Disney, and IBM, have suspended their advertisements on the platform. 

This decision comes in response to concerns over the platform’s spread of anti-Jewish and pro-Nazi content, further fueled by recent comments made by CEO Elon Musk.

Since acquiring X in 2022, Musk has implemented a hands-off approach to content moderation. And allowing for a surge of controversial content and figures, including Taliban leaders, far-right extremists, and neo-Nazi groups. 

Musk has defended this strategy as an obedience to free speech principles, but it has also made the platform more vulnerable to an increase in offensive and risky content.

Elon Musk’s Anti-Jewish Propaganda

For a number of advertisers, Musk’s open acceptance of a tweet that contained anti-Semitic content was their turning point. Apple, Disney, IBM, and other businesses have responded by pausing their X advertising, pointing to a dislike for linking their names to such content.

This is a severe setback for X, which has already experienced financial difficulties since Musk’s acquisition. Major sponsors like Disney and Apple pushing away from the platform could make it even less viable.

X CEO Linda Yaccarino about the Issue

X CEO Linda Yaccarino has reiterated the platform’s commitment to battling discrimination and hate speech in attempting to address the controversy. Furthermore, Musk pulled his earlier support of the anti-Semitic tweet. Nevertheless, businesses have not been persuaded to move their campaigns back to X despite these efforts.

Major advertisers will probably be refusing to restart their campaigns until X takes serious steps to stop the spread of harmful content. The platform’s ability to make all users’ surroundings secure and more responsible will determine how far it can go.

Also, read about Antisemitism in X 

Tags:  “Twitter,” “X,” “Elon Musk,” “anti-Semitism,” “pro-Nazi content,” “advertising,” “censorship,” “free speech,” and “social media.” 

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