Is X’s decision to remove the ability to report misleading information a step forward or a cause for concern?

– Encourages personal responsibility for fact-checking and critical thinking. – Facilitates freedom of speech and expression without censorship fears.
– Places the burden of identifying misleading information on the individual, promoting a more informed user base.

– May lead to the spread of false or harmful information without timely intervention. – Lacks a systematic way to address the problem of misinformation. – Could enable the amplification of misleading narratives or agendas unchecked.


Twitter, previously known as X, once offered the option to flag deceptive tweets. However, under the ownership of Elon Musk, this feature has been removed.