Most users on X never see Community Notes correcting misinformation

When Elon Musk took over X, formerly known as Twitter, one of his first moves was to overhaul the company’s content moderation policies. When it comes to misinformation, Musk depends on X’s users to deal with the problem in the form of Community Notes, a program that allows approved users to add context to posts that contain inaccuracies or falsehoods.Unfortunately, for Musk and company, this crowdsourced solution doesn’t appear to be working. And the influx of misinformation since Hamas attacked Israel on Oct. 7, and Israel subsequently began bombing Gaza, has only made matters worse.X punts content moderation to Community NotesX’s misinformation problem during the past few months has been so prominent that the EU threatened to take action against the company, launching an investigation that could result in X facing hefty fines. Last month, X announced several overhauls to Community Notes in an attempt to placate EU officials. X CEO Linda Yaccarino published two dozen non-reply, non-retweet posts in October. Nine of those posts were about updates to the Community Notes program. That same month, X executive Joe Benarroch reached out to Mashable to provide a press release concerning the Community Notes updates, marking the first time Mashable heard from X since Elon Musk acquired the company last year.X has made it clear in all of the above that it depends on Community Notes to fight misinformation. But, Community Notes is failing.According to a report from NBC News last month, and a recent report Bloomberg last week, X often failed…Most users on X never see Community Notes correcting misinformation