Mexican Cartels Have Flooded Twitter Under Musk

NewsNation reports:

Elon Musk’s reduced Twitter safety oversight has allowed Mexican cartel members to flaunt their lifestyles online, post violent content and recruit new members, according to a new study. Several previously banned accounts of known cartel members are again open and active on Musk’s Twitter, according to a report published last week by the Alliance to Counter Crime Online (ACCO).

Cartel members will often flaunt their crimes, at times boasting publicly that they’re wanted by the FBI while glamorizing their “gangster lifestyle,” according to the report. “Cartel activity on Twitter is hiding in plain sight,” the report stated. “Narco accounts are mostly open to the public and not difficult to find. Conducting a quick search on key cartel names produces dozens of results.”

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