(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Emmanuel Macron said he had a 'clear and honest' discussion with
Twitter owner Elon Musk about the social media platform's content
moderation policies, just a day after the French president had
flagged his concerns on the issue, trend reports with reference to reuters .
'Transparent user policies, significant reinforcement of content
moderation and protection of freedom of speech: efforts have to be
made by Twitter to comply with European regulations,' Macron said
in a tweet after his meeting with Musk on Friday afternoon.
On Thursday, Macron - on a visit to the United States - said in
an interview with television show Good Morning America that he
believed there were 'responsibilities and limits' to free
Researchers have reported a surge in hate speech on the social
media platform after free speech advocate Musk announced an amnesty
for accounts suspended under the company's previous leadership that
had not broken the law or engaged in 'egregious spam.'
Billionaire Musk took over Twitter on Oct. 27, paying $44
billion for the company, and has moved quickly to initiate a number
of changes to product and staff.
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