May 23, 2022

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Twitter can no longer be free for businesses and governments

Twitter can no longer be free for businesses and governments

Elon Musk used to post on Twitter — a social network he bought for $44,000 million — every event that came to mind. The CEO of Tesla wrote in a tweet yesterday that commercial and government accounts may start paying a small fee to use his platform.

The growing resentment Among Twitter employees after the arrival of Elon Musk it is becoming increasingly clear. Now to the irreconcilable differences in business philosophy are added sudden changes that the billionaire is considering to implement in the social network. Musk wants to squeeze the “potential of Twitter” once and for all and sees commercial and government account fees as a good way to do that.

Elon Musk is considering charging commercial and government accounts

“Twitter will always be free for regular users, but may be at a small cost to business/government users,” the Tesla CEO said in a tweet. Musk isn’t shy about making changes to his latest acquisition, despite the lack of support he knows. His brilliant ideas sometimes seem like the simple jokes he pretends to pass the time with, but the truth is that he seems serious.

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At the moment, there is no official or confirmed information about the future changes that Musk wants to implement on Twitter. Another issue that one of his tweets commented on was the issue of freedom of expression. The CEO wants to enforce his “anything goes” stance as a defense of free speech, something that has angered Twitter employees for years of fighting offensive and disrespectful content.

Elon Musk wants ‘Anything Goes’ app to stand up for freedom of expression

In the statement confirming the Twitter purchase, the CEO confirmed that he would make a series of beneficial changes, such as ending bots. On April 21, Musk made it clear that he wanted Twitter to be “better than ever by improving the product with new features, making open-source algorithms to increase trust in it, defeating spam bots and verifying all humans.”

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