Musk announced an amnesty for suspended Twitter accounts
In the Nov. 23 poll, 72% of the more than 3.1 million respondents agreed to a request from Twitter bosses for an account pardon.
“Everyone has spoken. The amnesty begins next week. Vox Populi, Vox Dei (the voice of all is the voice of God),” Musk tweeted Nov. 24 with a phrase in Latin. He also previously posted a similar tweet asking for the reinstatement of former US President Donald Trump’s account. Then the approval rate is 60%.
According to the report, Elon Musk’s new move has security experts worried it will lead to an increase in harassment, inflammatory language and misinformation. CNBC. Social media surveys are considered unscientific and easily manipulated by bot accounts.
Earlier this year, the American billionaire also restored US Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green’s account, which was suspended earlier this year for violating the Covid-19 Disinformation Policy. Meanwhile, Donald Trump announced that he is no longer using Twitter, but is continuing to work on the platform he founded, Truth.
A month after Elon Musk took over Twitter, statistics from the platform’s tracking tool show an increase in racist language and harmful content. Guardian published a study showing that the platform failed to process 99% of racist tweets directed at players attending the 2022 World Cup.
Due to the turmoil following the mass layoff decision, more harmful content has surfaced. Many big companies have also expressed their concerns about this situation and announced that they will stop advertising on the platform.
“Freedom of expression is the foundation of democracy, and Twitter is a digital marketplace for discussing important issues about the future of humanity,” Musk said in April. does not include information about changing content moderation policies.
Musk hired a man posing as a Twitter employee
On October 28, after the American billionaire bought the platform, Daniel Francis and Rahul Ligma pretended to be Twitter employees while carrying boxes of goods from the social network’s San Francisco headquarters to trick and deceive the press. .Center setting.
Musk backs Francis and Lygma’s tactics. On November 16, he invited them on Twitter to take a photo together and posted it on his personal page. According to insiders, Musk even suggested that Francis try his hand at software engineering.
While there’s no official name yet, two other sources reported on November 23 that Francis appeared on Slack’s internal channel and had a profile, namely employee status.
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