Nov 17, 2023 at 9:04 PM Update: 2 minutes ago
Apple and Disney will temporarily stop advertising on X due to anti-Semitism on the social media platform, reports news website Axios. Previously, technology group IBM and entertainment company Lionsgate, among others, announced that they would no longer advertise on X.
Apple is said to be a major advertiser on After Apple, Disney has also stopped advertising on X for the time being, reports The New York Times.
X owner Elon Musk is under heavy fire. He recently responded to a post on Musk responded with: “You’re telling the truth.”
The White House condemned the Tesla CEO on Friday for his “abhorrent promotion” of anti-Semitism. According to a White House spokesperson, this goes completely against the core values of Americans.
According to the White House, Musk’s statements are particularly damaging given the increase in anti-Semitic incidents since Hamas’s attack on Israel last month.
The European Commission previously announced that it would temporarily stop advertising on X due to hate speech and fake news spread through the channel. The committee fears its own reputational damage due to advertisements on X.
Nov 17, 2023 at 3:25 p.m
European Commission stops advertising on X because of fake news and hate
17 Nov 2023 at 09:00
IBM no longer advertises on X because its advertising appeared under Nazi messages
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