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Child pornography: advertisers call Twitter to order

2022-09-29T16:31:11.618Z

Brands have stopped their campaigns after they appeared on the profiles of illicit accounts. Disney, Coca-Cola, NBCUniversal, Dyson, Forbes, Mazda… Thirty major brands have seen their advertisements appear on the public profile of more than 500 Twitter accounts offering or soliciting pedophile content, according to a study by the association Ghost Data made public by Reuters. Alerted by the press agency, several advertisers, including Forbes, have decided to suspend their advertising cam



Disney, Coca-Cola, NBCUniversal, Dyson, Forbes, Mazda… Thirty major brands have seen their advertisements appear on the public profile of more than 500 Twitter accounts offering or soliciting pedophile content, according to a study by the association Ghost Data made public by Reuters.

Alerted by the press agency, several advertisers, including Forbes, have decided to suspend their advertising campaigns on the social network.

Others have asked Twitter to stop showing their ads on user profiles, so they only end up on the app's main feed.

"Twitter either fixes this problem or we're going to fix it our way by stopping buying ad space from them

," American shoe brand Cole Haan told Reuters.

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The study conducted by Ghost Data demonstrates the failures of Twitter in its fight against sexual content featuring minors.

The group of cybersecurity experts found more than 500 accounts…

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