On Saturday, Musk posted that X would file a “thermonuclear” lawsuit against Media Matters and others who “colluded in this fraudulent attack on our company.”
Since Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion in October 2022, a large number of advertisers have fled the platform, concerned by some of Musk’s controversial posts and the layoffs of employees who worked to moderate content.
In an interview with Reuters earlier on Monday, Media Matters President Angelo Carosone said the nonprofit’s findings contradicted statements by X that it had introduced safety safeguards to prevent ads from appearing next to harmful content.
“If you search for white nationalist content, there are ads booming. “The system they say exists doesn’t work that way.”