Elon Musk Pulls the Plug on Twitter’s Trust and Safety Council

Members received emails an hour before they were to meet with 2 execs

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Trust? Safety? Those woke concepts have no place in Elon Musk’s Twitter.

Roughly one hour before Twitter’s Trust and Safety Council was set to meet with new head of trust and safety Ella Irwin and senior director for global public policy strategy, development and partnerships Nick Pickles Monday, its members received an email alerting them that the council was being disbanded, as it no longer represented “the best structure” to bring “external insights into our product and policy development work.”

Larry Magid, CEO of Silicon Valley nonprofit ConnectSafely, which focuses on safe internet use by children, told Cat Zakrzewski, Joseph Menn and Naomi Nix of The Washington Post that many people on the Trust and Safety Council were pondering resignation anyway, adding, “By disbanding it, we got fired instead of quit.



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