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Racism on Twitter more pronounced during World Cup

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In the short time Twitter has been under CEO Elon Musks leadership, it has seen massive spikes in hate speech. And with more than half of its staff having exited the company there are fewer employees to address surges of rule-breaking tweets. The content moderation issues are also exacerbated by the World Cup, and soccer in general, which are a big driver of traffic on Twitter.