Meta Reportedly Dismisses Staff From Disinformation Teams, Stirring Election Safety Concerns

  • Meta laid off staff members responsible for tackling electoral disinformation and troll campaigns, raising concerns for the 2024 US elections.
  • This followed two previous rounds of layoffs, reducing the company’s workforce by 24%, leading to internal criticism of Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Coupled with AI and deepfake technology, the upcoming election could be more vulnerable to misinformation.
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