Elon Musk Tries Out a New Conspiracy Theory
Far from learning any lessons from the intense backlash he sparked for promoting a Paul Pelosi conspiracy theory, Elon Musk pushed radical new allegations this week about the fall of crypto exchange FTX, money laundering, and the Democrats. In this week’s episode of political podcast Fever Dreams, hosts Will Sommer and Kelly Weill discuss how just two weeks on from the Pelosi controversy, the Twitter CEO jumped on a vague and unverified theory that is being used to explain why the “red wave” failed to materialize on Election Day.
The new owner of Twitter has already rehabilitated the account of former American president Donald Trump, banned from the social network after the Capitol in the Capitol in the Capitol in the Capitol in 2021. © provided by Franceinfo
Social network users are called upon to pronounce. Elon Musk launched a new survey on Wednesday 23 November on the restoration of Twitter's suspended accounts, after his last survey led him to welcome Donald Trump to the platform again.
Should Twitter Offer A General Amnesty to Sushed Accounts, Provided that they have not Broken the Law or Hurged in Egregious Spam?
-Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 23, 2022
"Should Twitter offer general amnesty in suspension accounts, as long as they have not broken the law or sent spam in a scandalous way? Yes/ No, "he asked. Two hours later, more than a million accounts had already spoken, largely in favor of "yes".
Twitter: insulting messages Elon Musk projected on the headquarters of the company
on one of them, one could read: "Elon Musk: mediocre child, megalomaniac, baby bankruptcy" © Noah Shepherd/ AP/SIPA The atmosphere is very tense at Twitter since the acquisition of the social network by Elon Musk, which has already dismissed half of the employees of the platform. Revenge - On one of them, one could read: "Elon Musk: poor man -child, megalomaniac, bankrupt baby" since his acquisition of the blue bird, the billionaire Elon Musk has dismissed more half of the employees.
A "digital public square"
The new owner and managing director of Twitter has already rehabilitated the account of former American President Donald Trump, banned from the social network after the Capitole assault in Washington in January 2021 on Saturday in January 2021.
"The people spoke. Trump will be restored," he tweeted after 15 million accounts responded to his survey on the return of the Republican multimillionaire, including 51.8% in favor of "yes". The boss of Tesla and SpaceX has repeatedly explained that he had bought Twitter because he considers the platform as the "digital public place" essential to democracy in the world.
He believes that the moderation of the content is too restrictive and harms freedom of expression. This vision raises fears of a surge of abuse (disinformation, hate speech) on the social network. Many brands have already suspended their advertising expenses, of which Twitter depends at 90% for its revenues.
Twitter unlocked Account from ex-President Trump
Twitter has restored the account of ex-President Donald Trump, which has been blocked since early 2021. The republican's profile was available on the platform again on Saturday evening (local time) - with the last tweet on the top of January 8, 2021. © Andrew Harnik/AP/dpa Sieg for Donald Trump: Elon Musk has reactivated Trump's Twitter profile.
Very criticized decisions
The entrepreneur with libertarian ideas first tried to coax them, promising in particular to make no decision on the restoration of accounts banned before the creation of a "advice for moderation of content with points of very diverse view ".
"A large coalition of social and political activists agreed not to try to kill Twitter by drying out our advertising revenues on this condition," he tweeted on Tuesday. But "they broke the agreement," he added, as a justification on the restoration of the accounts of several personalities ousted from the platform for having violated its rules.
Elon Musk is widely criticized for his decisions at the head of Twitter, massive layoffs at the chaotic launch of new features. He dismisses the criticisms several times a day on his account at the 118 million subscribers with the same (parodic images), emoticons, provocations, personal attacks and pirouettes. "With time, as we Treat our way to the truth, Twitter will gain people's confidence, "he tweeted on Wednesday.
Elon Musk says he will support the Republican Desantis if he chooses to appear against Trump. .
© supplied by News 360 Archivo - The Elon Musk magnate - James Duncan Davidson The owner of the Twitter platform, billionaire Elon Musk, said on Friday that he will support the governor of Florida, the Republican Ron Desantis, S ' He decides to introduce himself to the primaries of the Republican Party, thus competing with former President Donald Trump.