These are Elon Musk’s potential plans for Twitter after $44 billion deal

Elon Musk’s deal to purchase Twitter on Monday means giant changes is likely to be in retailer for the social media web site — along with doubtlessly bringing once more Donald Trump, verifying every human shopper of the positioning and altering the company’s headquarters proper right into a homeless shelter. 

Whereas Musk hasn’t explicitly promised to allow Trump once more onto Twitter, he has talked about that the positioning’s current moderation insurance policies are too restrictive, prompting speculation a couple of potential Trump return. 

Nonetheless the previous president, who was banned remaining yr for his function within the Jan. 6 Capitol riots, claimed in a Fox Information interview on Monday that he doesn’t must return to Twitter no matter its new proprietor — and as an alternative plans to utilize his private struggling Twitter different TRUTH Social, even supposing he hasn’t posted on the positioning since February.

Elon Musk is considering giant changes for Twitter.
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In a single different indication of how Musk could cope with content material materials moderation factors on Twitter, he wrote remaining week that “a social media platform’s insurance coverage insurance policies are good if primarily probably the most extreme 10% on left and correct are equally unhappy.” 

The billionaire has moreover talked about he wishes to substantiate “all precise individuals” who use the positioning in an effort to crack down on spam.

“If our Twitter bid succeeds, we’ll defeat the spam bots or die attempting!” he tweeted earlier in April. 

In addition to, Musk has talked about he’s considering auditing an “edit button” to Twitter, including in an interview final week {{that a}} possibility to chop again abuse of the attribute is likely to be to “zero out” retweets and favorites when a tweet is edited. 

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Musk has talked about he’s making an attempt to make Twitter’s algorithm publicly obtainable on-line with a goal to cope with problems with some prospects who declare certain tweets are unfairly promoted or demoted. 

“I moreover must make Twitter larger than ever by enhancing the product with new choices, making the algorithms open provide to increase perception, defeating the spam bots, and authenticating all individuals,” Musk talked about in an announcement on Monday. 

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“If our Twitter bid succeeds, we’ll defeat the spam bots or die attempting!” Musk talked about.

Musk has moreover mused about further outlandish changes along with changing Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters right into a homeless shelter — an thought endorsed by Jeff Bezos — and dropping the phrase “w” from Twitter’s determine. 

“I’m important about this one,” the billionaire talked about earlier in April about altering Twitter’s determine to an apparent reference to breasts.

Ahead of the announcement that Twitter’s board had accepted Musk’s proposal, staff had been divided over the potential takeover. One Twitter employee known as Musk “a racist demagogue with a god superior,” whereas one different talked about, “Let’s go Daddy Elon!” 

One Twitter employee who’s likely unhappy about Musk’s acquisition is CEO Parag Agrawal, who critics say has enforced unfair bans on the shoppers.

Earlier to Musk’s takeover bid, he posted a meme evaluating Agrawal to Joseph Stalin.

Twitter’s press launch saying Musk’s acquisition quoted Agrawal nonetheless made no level out of his future.