Twitter’s Head of Trust and Safety, Ella Irwin, Resigns Amid Controversy and Turmoil

Twitter’s head of trust and safety, Ella Irwin, has resigned from her position at the social media company.

Her departure comes amid ongoing criticism regarding the platform’s approach to content moderation and struggles with advertiser retention following Elon Musk’s acquisition in October.

Irwin, who joined Twitter in June 2022 from Amazon, confirmed her resignation to various news outlets but declined to provide a reason for her decision.

She served for approximately seven months and was responsible for overseeing content moderation and combating disinformation on the platform. Irwin’s internal Slack account appeared to have been deactivated, according to sources and screenshots viewed by Fortune.

Previous Leadership Changes in Trust and Safety

Irwin’s departure marks the second resignation of a head of trust and safety since Elon Musk’s takeover. She replaced the previous head, Yoel Roth, who resigned in November after Musk acquired the company. Roth later wrote in a New York … Read more

The Road to Recovery: New Poll Shows One in Five SMEs Welcoming Back Clients and Contributing to Economic Stability

For the second year running, the top business opportunity for SMEs is the return of clients as the economy stabilises, according to a new report.

One in five SME owners see this as a key opportunity for growth in 2023 – while 20% are looking to introduce new products or services, and 19% expect to acquire new domestic clients.

Increasing revenues through new sales channels, and sticking to new working patterns such as remote or hybrid working, complete the top five business opportunities for 2023, according to the poll of 500 SME owners.

And while a fifth of small business owners in 2022 saw the closure of competitors as something to capitalise on, this has now slid down the list, with just 12% saying the same this year.

Other priorities from 2022 that are less important now include implementing new technology to improve business efficiency.

Responding to the findings, Steven … Read more