On condition that Twitter serves because the de facto public city sq., failing to stick to free speech rules essentially undermines democracy.
What ought to be carried out? https://t.co/aPS9ycji37
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 26, 2022
“On condition that Twitter serves because the de facto public city sq., failing to stick to free speech rules essentially undermines democracy,” Musk wrote. “What ought to be carried out?”
He adopted that up with one other tweet and requested, “Is a brand new platform wanted?”
However somewhat than create a brand new platform to compete/be an alternative choice to Twitter, a few of Musk’s 79.2 million followers had one other suggestion: Musk should purchase Twitter.
Such an thought was floated by OutKick’s Clay Travis on Friday.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) March 25, 2022
The concept of Musk creating a brand new platform or outright shopping for Twitter would probably be successful amongst conservatives, who’ve argued that free speech is censored whereas utilizing the app. As Fox Business studies, Twitter performed a task in suppressing the New York Submit’s reporting about Hunter Biden’s laptop computer main as much as the 2020 Presidential Election. The report was formally authenticated by the New York Occasions this previous week.
Former President Donald Trump, who has been banned from Twitter because the Jan. 6, 2021 breaching of the Capitol, has been a proponent of discovering a brand new platform and has already created his personal.
Trump Media & Know-how Group (TMTG) launched an alternative choice to Twitter, “Reality Social,” on Presidents Day, Feb. 21. Per TruthSocial.com, the app guarantees to encourage open, free and trustworthy conversations with out discriminating in opposition to political ideology.
“Reality Social” is at the moment accessible on the Apple App Retailer.
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