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Elon Musk has declared that X will be donating the proceeds of its ad revenue to both Gaza aid organizations and hospitals in Israel.

Elon Musk has declared that X will be donating the proceeds of its ad revenue to both Gaza aid organizations and hospitals in Israel.

 

   

Elon Musk announced on Tuesday his social media platform X will be donating revenue stemming from any “advertising & subscriptions related to the war in Gaza” to both hospitals in Israel and to aid groups in Gaza. This move comes in response to criticism regarding antisemitic content on his former platform Twitter. Musk did not disclose any specifics such as how X will donate the money, or the amount of the donation. He then furthered that X will continuously track how this money is utilized via the Red Cross and Red Crescent to guarantee it does not end up with Hamas. He additionally declared that “newer notions are invited” to determine the most appropriate method of contribution, and he mentioned: “We should be concerned about the harmless no matter what their race, religion, or any other distinction.” Side note. On Tuesday, a coalition of around twenty-five Democratic representatives released a letter accusing Elon Musk and Twitter chief Lisa Yaccarino of reaping a financial advantage from content advocating for Hamas’ recent offensive on Israel, such as videos of violent acts. Lawmakers questioned Musk and Yaccarino concerning how the posts and accounts on X were able to exist after violations of policy were disclosed to the public, what strategies X will apply to address content with ties to Hamas, and what amendments X will institute. Relevant information: Subsequent to harsh evaluations of X due to the detection of antisemitic material on its social networking portal, and consequent advertising organizations suspending their promotions after asserting that their advertisements had been situated close to terrible antisemitic content, the organization chose to be charitable. Media Matters for America, a left-wing media oversight group, published a study last week indicating large corporations had their ads placed next to offensive material. On Monday, X sued the group for defamation, claiming their report caused a bogus understanding of where the commercials were aired. Musk has come under fire for being involved with tweets that are antisemitic in nature, such as applauding an X user who suggested that Jewish people who stand up against antisemitism display hatred towards white individuals. Since Musk purchased X last year, he has been reprimanded for hateful rhetoric that has been shared on the site, causing many major businesses to remove their advertisements from it.

 

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