A rising checklist of corporations has suspended promoting from Elon Musk’s social media platform X, previously generally known as Twitter, amid the continued fallout over antisemitic content material.
A report launched Thursday recognized a number of massive corporations — together with tech companies, health-care organizations and sports activities groups — whose adverts appeared subsequent to pro-Nazi posts. The report by the left-leaning nonprofit Media Issues for America mentioned the adverts had appeared subsequent to tweets that included memes portraying Nazism as a religious awakening and Adolf Hitler quotes.
A day earlier, Musk had tweeted settlement with an antisemitic conspiracy principle. In response to an X consumer who had blamed the rise in on-line antisemitism on Jews, alleging they promoted “hatred in opposition to whites,” the billionaire wrote, “You could have mentioned the precise fact.”
That set off a wave of criticism from advertisers, civil rights leaders and the Biden administration. The company defections quickly adopted: