poll Two hours after his post, more than a million accounts had already voted, largely in favor of “yes”
Elon Musk is widely criticized for his Twitter leadership decisions, from mass layoffs to chaotic news launches features. — Sebastien SALOM-GOMIS/SIPA
Elon Musk launched; a new poll on Wednesday about reinstating suspended Twitter accounts, after his latest poll led him to welcome to new Donald Trump on the platform.
“Should Twitter offer a blanket amnesty to suspended accounts, as long as they haven’t broken the law or sent an email? outrageous spam? Yes/No,” he asked. Two hours later, more than a million accounts were already deleted. pronounced, largely in favor of “yes”.
Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 23, 2022
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The new owner and CEO of Twitter has already rehabilitated Saturday the account of former US President Donald Trump, banned from the social network after the assault on the Capitol at Washington in January 2021. “The people have spoken. Trump will be well,” he tweeted. after 15 million accounts responded to his poll on the return of the Republican multi-billionaire, with 51.8% in favor of “yes”.
The boss of Tesla and SpaceX explained to many times having bought back Twitter because it sees the platform as the “digital public square” essential to democracy in the world. He believes that content moderation is too restrictive and harms freedom of expression. This vision raises fears of a surge of abuse (disinformation, hate speech) on the social network.
Elon Musk is widely criticized for his decisions at the helm of Twitter, from mass layoffs to the chaotic launch of new features.
He brushes off criticism several times a day on his account with 118 million followers. memes (parodic images), emoticons, provocations, personal attacks and pirouettes.
“ As we work our way to the truth, Twitter will gain people”s trust,” Wednesday.