Musk fires back after lifting twitter ban on Donald Trump. Elon musk said Donald Trump would be “reinstated” On twitter, keeping his promise to lift a ban On the former president, who was expelled for Violating the plateform’s rules against iniciting violence.
musk posted a twitter pole on friday asking users whether trump should be allowed to return and late saturday the tech billionare twitted that based on the polls results the people have spoken is of trump will be reinstated Trumps account was live on the plateform till saturday night.
whether the former twitter in chief decides to come back in another matter. Trump has said he has no plans to return to twitter and his promise stick to his own social media company truth social -@ Although the plateform is unable the to attract the following hug he has build up on twitter has failed
musk saturday announcement is certainely a marked change, in early november musk said that “twitter will not allow anyone who was deplateform for violating the twitter rules to return the plateform, unless we have a clear reason for doing so, process which will take atleast a few more weeks. He also talked about setting up a council of advisory groups to help make decisions About content moderation Amd user restrictions
Instead of a council musk apparently opted for a twitter poll. Musk has objected to the so-called permanents calling trump’s ouster morally bad before he bought the plateform of 44 billion $.tesla ceo promised a more independent approch to moderation on twitter. Calling himself a free speech autocrat in the past and saturday reinstatement would seem to. Fulfill the comittment and continue a significant change in direction at company
will keep civil rights groups and internet watchdogs have warned that musk would usher in a new era of hate speech on stage with his more laissez-fair approach
on Saturday Naacp president derict jhonson said that if elon musk continue to run twitter like this using garbage bolls that donot represents the need of the americans people and our democracy, then god help us all do it. Jhonshon also said that adviser should stop working with twitter immediately.
the move also drew fire from capitol hill the next day REP. Adam schiff(D-calif) speaking with ABC on this week on sunday called reinstatement a terrible mistake.
Schiff said it underscore the precarious leadership of twitter under musk right now but also the security concerns Fleeing twitter and what its means for the protection of american personal data.
Rep adam kinzinger R-lll, who served with schiff on the house select commitee investigating tha jan6 capitol riot agreed with schiff.
Now his idea that he is going to come in and reform everybody knows He wont kinzinger said trump on CNN state of the union.
several major advertisers has already severed their ties with the plateform. A trend that gained momentum after musk tweeted a false story about the attack on the nancy pelosi’s husband just days after taking the control of the company himslef.
For years twitter has grappled with questions about content moderation and whether people who violates the site rules and terms of service should be banned or reprimanded on other ways. Conservative have argued that the plateform unfairly target their content while liberals have demanded that the company do more to censors post and users who they are say Spreading misinformation and hate speech.
twitter eventually banned trump After his comment on the riots at the us capital on january 6 2021,violating the plateform Rules against iniciting violence. In the past months, twitter has labelled and remove several of trumps posts that violated the plateform rules.
trump’s reinstatment marks another incredibly turbulent week for twitter. Musk laid off half the staff just days after buying the company and then hundreds more quit this week following musk ultimatum that plateform is running on a skelton staff with employes either hardcore working practices or resign.
Its seems many chose to quit rather than work for musk users of the sites pridicted it wouldn’t last much longer, while praising the plateform at the end of the week . Its unclear whether trump’s reinstatement will affect how facebook and other social media plateform decides how to handle’s the former former president’s accounts, which were similarly suspended after jan. 6 rebuke.
facebook has said it will decided on restoring the trump account on january 2023.while youtube has said it is suspended Indefinitely until the risk of violence by trump subsides.