Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk’s Twitter (rebranded to X) added contributors from 18 new countries to ensure the accuracy of the information being shared on the platform. As a result, Community Notes — the information watchdog on X — now has contributors from 44 countries in total.

Ever since Musk’s acquisition of Twitter, the entrepreneur claims he has envisioned transforming the platform into an everything app, which involves eradicating misinformation and preventing scam accounts from operating openly. Following Twitter’s rebranding to X, Musk expedited the transformational drive, given the aggressive efforts made by Threads and TikTok clones to dominate the text-based social media realm.

Contributors from 44 countries are tasked with vetting the information being shared on posts that draw greater attention and are subject to being picked up by mainstream media. As part of the rebranding effort, the X app refrains from addressing itself as a social media platform and instead positions itself for “breaking news, entertainment, sports, politics and everything in between.”

X’s (previously Twitter) app description on Google Play store. Source: Google Play

“This platform aspires to be the best (or least bad) source of truth on the Internet,” said Musk when discussing the fact-checking system — Community Notes — on July 22.

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Moreover, the entrepreneur made a user-centric decision by backtracking on his decision to permanently change the X user interface to a dark theme.

While X continues its aggressive attempts to reinvent itself, its biggest competition — Threads — introduced a new feature to resemble the original Twitter.

Adam Mosseri’s explanation for the introduction of rate limits on Threads. Source: Threads

Following its launch on July 5, Threads witnessed a record-breaking uptake of new users, surpassing 100 million users within five days. Unfortunately for Mark Zuckerberg, the engagement seems rather short-lived.

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