Twitter loses second safety exec

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By Riva Gold, Editor at LinkedIn News

Twitter has lost two safety executives in as many days,The Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous sources. The departure of A.J. Brown, the social media platform’s head of brand safety and ad quality, follows Head of Trust and Safety Ella Irwin’s resignation Thursday. Twitter’s content moderation policies have loosened since Elon Musk’s takeover in November, and ad sales have fallen. With “brands wary of appearing next to unsuitable content,” the company has found it difficult to hold on to advertisers, per Reuters.


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Theodora Skeadas


 Responsible Technology Development | Ex-Twitter, Ex-Booz Allen Hamilton


Yesterday, #Twitter‘s latest head of trust and safety resigned. This advances a concerning trend of integrity personnel turnover since the social media platform was acquired a few months ago.

Today, Rebecca Thein and I joined Integrity Institute‘s Trust in Tech podcast to talk about civic integrity work at Twitter pre- and post-Elon Musk. We discuss how the acquisition of Twitter undermined its civic integrity team, changed its organizational structure, and more.

Check it out, and please share your thoughts below!


Civic Integrity at Twitter Pre- and Post-Elon Musk — Integrity Institute • 1 min read:


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Elon Musk and Twitter face growing brand safety concerns after execs depart. Story with the awesome Lora Kolodny. Read about how the departures Several Twitter executives tasked with brand safety come as researchers say the site’s problems regarding hate speech have gotten worse. Musk claims that hate speech and spam have declined since he took over, but experts say the data doesn’t support his assertions.

Elon Musk and Twitter face growing brand safety concerns after execs depart • 5 min read|linkedin&par=sharebar


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