Biden vs Twitter: “Spews lies”

6 November 2022

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Elon Musk’s affaire

On October 27, Elon Musk bought Twitter after months of wafflings for $44 billions. 

Mr. Musk, a “free speach absolutist”, said that he wants to make Twitter more freewheeling place for all types of commentary. 

David Kaye, a law teacher at the University of California, said: “There could be real-world consequences to his leadership”. 

Biden vs Twitter

The USA president attended an event in Chicago for upcoming elections, wherein called out Elon Musk for buying Twitter.
Biden said: “Now what are we all worried about? Elon Musk goes out and buys an outfit that sends and spews lies all across the world.”

Karine Jean-Pierre, White House Press Secretary, told reporters earlier that Biden had ben clear about the need to reduce hate speech and misinformation. 

Changes 

Mr. Musk promise radical changes at Twitter. 

Including:

-Placating advertiser. Musk sent a message to advertisers saying he wouldn’t let the site become a hotbed of hate speech. For this reason, numerous advertisers have backed out from doing business with Twitter over content moderation concerns. 

-Job cuts. Musk, in fact, had plan to cut off about 50% of Twitter’s actually crew. Why? Because Musk’s interest is to make $1bn a year, so he needs to reduce costs. 

-New leadership. Musk is now the unique director of Twitter.

-Changes to verification. Certified accounts on Twitter - which have a blue tick next their name - have to pay $8 a month as part of the platform’s premium service.

-Content moderation. No changes on content policies. Musk’s idea consist into different stands of content. Users will select which Twitter’s version want.

SOURCE: Reuters 

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