Elon Musk reportedly pays thousands of dollars to well-known right wing liars, trolls, racists, and misinformers who spout false claims on Twitter, (renamed X). Musk has recently come under fire from Media Matters, which reported that major companies’ ads pop up next to pro-Hitler, neo-Nazi Twitter users. Media Matters also reported that Musk endorsed an anti-Semetic conspiracy theory. Musk filed a lawsuit against Media Matters on Nov. 20.
Vox reports how the system at Twitter works:
Twitter rewards right wing political liars, while ignoring widely-known non-political users, notes The Washington Post: