Elon Musk's Actions on Twitter Are Already Angering Conservatives
Musk's decision to stand by Twitter's head of safety and integrity Yoel Roth, who once called Trump a "racist tangerine," was criticized by right-wingers.Roth, who is known for his incendiary tweets including one calling former President Donald Trump a "racist tangerine" and another one declaring there were "actual Nazis in the White House" during the Trump presidency, was expected by conservatives to be fired with all the other Twitter top executives Musk got rid of after his takeover of the company.
"The people spoke," tweeted the new boss of Twitter on Thursday. © provided by Franceinfo
The new boss of Twitter Elon Musk announced Thursday, November 24 that he was going to restore the accounts suspended on the platform next week, "provided that they did not break the law or sent spam scandalically ".
The People Have Spoken.
Amnesty Begins Next Week.
Vox Populi, Vox Dei.
- Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 24, 2022
"The people spoke" , tweeted Elon Musk, who had published a survey on Wednesday at the end of which a majority emerged in favor of This measure. "The amnesty begins next week" , he added.
A precedent with the account of Donald Trump
Elon Musk's futuristic Hyperloop prototype tube has been removed from its place near SpaceX's California headquarters
The city of Hawthorne requested the Elon Musk's above-ground Hyperloop test tunnel be dismantled after it sat unused for six years.Neuralink is Musk's neural interface technology company. It's developing a device that would be embedded in a person's brain, where it would record brain activity and potentially stimulate it. Musk has compared the technology to a "FitBit in your skull.
it is with the same expression that he had, on Saturday, rehabilitates the account of former American president Donald Trump , banned from the social network after the assault of the Capitole in Washington In January 2021.
The manager of Tesla and SpaceX had made this decision following a similar consultation on the network with the blue bird, a method with uncertain representativeness. A short majority (51.8%) of the 15 million voters expressed themselves in favor of a return from the republican billionaire, who has not tweeted since the restoration of his account.
Elon Musk has repeatedly explained that he had bought Twitter because he considers the platform as the "digital public place" essential to democracy in the world. The richest man in the world judges the moderation of content that is too restrictive, but his absolutist vision of freedom of expression raises fears of a surge of abuse (disinformation, hate speech) on the social network. Many brands have already suspended their advertising expenses on Twitter, which depends 90% for its revenues.
Elon Musk's 'Twitter files': Emails reveal internal struggle on handling of Hunter Biden laptop .
Twitter honored requests from both the Biden campaign and Trump White House to remove tweets they flagged, journalist Matt Taibbi said."This will be awesome," Musk, CEO of Twitter, wrote before the release of what he billed "The Twitter files" – a lengthy Twitter thread by journalist Matt Taibbi detailing internal documents that Musk apparently fed Taibbi.