Apple CEO Tim Cook listens to President Joe Biden speak during a roundtable with American and Indian business leaders in the East Room of the White House on June 23, 2023 in Washington, DC. (CEO).
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apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is continuing to evaluate whether to continue advertising on Platform X after owner Elon Musk was accused of anti-Semitism.
“That’s something we always ask ourselves,” Cook said. in an interview on CBS’s “Sunday Morning,” which aired Sunday.
Cook said he considered X, formerly known as Twitter, a “vital asset” for speech, but added that there were some aspects he disagreed with, such as the promotion of anti-Semitism on the platform.
“Turn to a blank slate, there is no such place,” he said.
Cook’s comments seem like Musk’s. is scheduled X-Mask to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday amid growing anti-Semitism concerns said in the post The talks are expected to focus on artificial intelligence.
Nonprofit groups and independent researchers say hate speech and offensive content have become more prevalent on the platform since Musk took office in October. Mr. Musk and Mr. X dispute the allegations.
Earlier this month, Musk threatened to sue the Anti-Defamation League after civil rights groups reported a spike in anti-Semitic posts against X under his company’s ownership. Musk blamed ADL for the loss in advertising revenue, saying the company’s revenue was down 60%.
Musk recently filed a lawsuit after another nonprofit, the Center for Countering Digital Hate, published a publication. report In June, it alleged that X failed to take action when several Twitter Blue (now called X Premium) subscribers posted inflammatory content.
—CNBC Jonathan Bunyan contributed to this report.