The European Union told Elon Musk to hire more human moderators and fact-checkers to review posts on Twitter, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing four people familiar with talks between Musk, Twitter executives and regulators in Brussels.
The demand complicates Musk’s efforts to reorganize the loss-making business he acquired for $44 billion in October. He has slashed more than half of Twitter’s 7,500 staff, including the entire trust and safety teams in some offices, while seeking cheaper methods to monitor tweets, the report said.
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BREAKING: EU tells @elonmusk he must hire more staff to moderate Twitter
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