According to the results that Musk has published in the survey, which has received more than 15 million votes, 51.8% have shown in favor of reinstating Trump's account, while 48.2% were against it.
The new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, has announced the reinstatement of the account on the social network of former US President Donald Trump, after promoting a poll that was favorable to this decision.
“The people have spoken. Trump will be reinstated. Vox Populi, Vox Dei & # 8221 ;, Musk has announced through his official account.
Musk promoted a 24-hour survey that ended this Saturday to ask whether former US President Donald Trump should return to the social network, whom the platform suspended indefinitely after linking his comments to the assault on the Capitol.
According to the results that Musk has published in the survey, which has received more than 15 million votes, 51.8% have been in favor of restoring Trump's account, while 48.2% have done so against.
“Vox Populi, Vox Dei!”
In early November, Musk said that Twitter “will not allow” that no one who has been removed from the social network for violating its rules return to the platform until the company has a clear process.
The mogul, who bought the network for $44 billion, also said in a series of tweets that “Twitter's content moderation council will include representatives with widely divergent views, which will undoubtedly include the Twitter community.” civil rights and groups that combat hate-fuelled violence”.
In the tweet that followed the survey, Musk implied with the message “Vox Populi, Vox Dei !” (a Latin phrase meaning “the voice of the people is the voice of God”), that the return of Trump – who announced his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election this week – would depend on the result of the poll.
The other controversial returns
Before buying the social network, Musk said that among the people he would welcome to Twitter is former President Donald Trump.
Yesterday, Musk announced the unblocking of the Twitter accounts of writer Jordan Peterson, comedian Kathy Griffin and conservative parody outlet The Babylon Bee.
Peterson's and Babylon Bee's profiles were blocked by post content disrespecting the trans community, while Griffin's was removed for impersonating Musk.