The purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk went into effect last Thursday and revolutionized the model of the platform. Instead, in higher positions on the social network. The South African businessman fired four of the company’s top executives, including Vijaya Jade, the legal and policy officer and the person who decided to ban Donald Trump from Twitter.
And for the “freedom of speech” that Elon Musk feels, some users are already issuing hateful messages that put the platform acquired in South Africa to the test. Firstly, because of the prevalence of this type of message and, secondly, because of the economic consequences it can have.
The word “nigger” has increased, with a negative connotation because it disparagingly refers to African Americans in the United States. About 1,200 tweets along these lines were written by far-right users, who replicated messages from QAnon, a group that propagates conspiracy theories.
Tweets About Elections, Famine and Defamation…
The Anti-Defamation League denounced these tweets: “Other users have posted long lists of phrases and topics that Twitter has removed in the past, such as election denial, misinformation, and defamation of public figures.”
Currently, one of the largest companies in the United States has decided to temporarily withdraw its ads from Twitter: “We are working with Twitter to understand the direction of the platform under their new ownership. As usual, with a major change to one of the platform media, we’ve paused our paid ads. Interactions will continue with Customer Service on Twitter.
Donald Trump Prefers to Keep his Application of the “Truth”
On the other hand, Donald Trump, who is still banned from tweeting, admitted that while Musk’s action was good news, he will not return for the time being: “I am very happy that Twitter is now in healthy hands, and I will not for a while.” More for the left-wing lunatics and lunatics who really hate our country.”
Later, the former president announced that he maintains his own social network: “It will be much smaller, but better. I love the truth!”