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Elon Musk, the Twitter boss, has removed another ban from Project Veritas. This is a left-leaning investigative journalism organisation.
Twitter closed down the organisation last year following a YouTube clip in which Guy Rosen (Facebook Vice President) admitted that the platform was created to block comments when violence or hate speech is detected by algorithms. But, without actually verifying that it was hateful or violent.
Project Veritas’ reinstatement was noted by Alex Lorusso, who is the executive producer of “The Benny Report”Newsmax TV, whom was himself recently reinstated on Twitter.
— ALX 🇺🇸 (@alx) November 20, 2022
“God bless @Project_Veritas for their work exposing Twitter when @ElonMusk was in the early stages of buying the platform,” Lorusso added.
Musk has made major improvements to the platform ever since he acquired it and assumed its leadership.
He announced on Friday that he reinstated three persons who were previously banned. One of these was after he assumed control.
However, he had yet to make a decision on whether or not to reinstate Donald Trump. He did however reinstate Trump following a poll in which the majority supported his reinstatement.
“Kathie Griffin, Jorden Peterson & Babylon Bee have been reinstated. Trump decision has not yet been made,”Musk tweets
Kathie Griffin, Jorden Peterson & Babylon Bee have been reinstated.
Trump’s decision is still not made.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 18, 2022
The survey on Trump, however, was questioned by some, including one of the former president’s top attorneys, Jenna Ellis.
“Why do you need a poll for this?”She tweeted her response.
It is why you would need to poll this question.
— Jenna Ellis 🍊🦅 (@JennaEllisEsq) November 19, 2022
Other banned items include Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, The Babylon Bee and The Babylon Bee.
“With his latest move to unlock Project Veritas’ account, other users like Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, Steve Bannon, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe still remain in Twitter jail,”Daily Wire reports. “Twitter permanently banned the account of the O’Keefe last year for allegedly sharing ‘private information’ without consent.”
Musk said in May that he would reverse Twitter’s permanent ban on Trump if his $44 billion bid to buy the social media company were successful, as it was.
Musk told the Financial Times that the ban “was morally wrong and flat-out stupid.”
Trump stated that he had spoken out about his feelings the month before. “probably”Musk would have to reinstate his Twitter account in order for him not to return.
In an interview with Sirius XM’s Americano Media, Trump said he “probably wouldn’t have any interest”In returning to the platform, he found almost 90 million users.
“You know, Twitter has become very boring. They’ve gotten rid of a lot of their good voices … a lot of their conservative voices,”Trump stated.
Musk nevertheless pledged that the platform would be more inclusive in a leaked video by Project Veritas. This was while his purchase of Twitter for $44 billion was underway
“I think it’s essential to have free speech and for us to be able to communicate freely,”He said it in the video. “If there are multiple opinions — but just make sure we’re not sort of driving the narrative.”
“In order for people to have trust in Twitter — I think it’s extremely important that there’ll be transparency,”Musk was the second.
He has been criticised for mass layoffs in recent years and employee exodus, but he reminded employees that they should be prepared to work hard.
“Work ethic expectations would be extreme, but much less than I demand of myself,”In a tweet, the billionaire claimed.
Work ethic requirements would also be excessive, but I expect less from myself.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 7, 2022
Musk also shared his vision earlier.
“If Twitter acquisition completes, the company will be super focused on hardcore software engineering, design, infosec & server hardware,”In a tweet Friday morning, he included a link to Fortune’s story.
“I strongly believe that all managers in a technical area must be technically excellent. Managers in software must write great software or it’s like being a cavalry captain who can’t ride a horse!”He concluded.
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