Elon Musk’s Plan for Twitter Could Kill the Social Media Platform

Op-Ed: How Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter could threaten free speech

Elon Musk’s plan for Twitter could kill the social media platform in the long run.

In his speech to the company’s shareholders this week, Elon Musk spoke of the need to bring back the Twitter that he used to be: a place where people would talk freely and candidly with one another.

While he did not explicitly say that Twitter should become free, his suggestion is that a model where people are free to speak their minds will help the platform become relevant again.

“We’ve gotten to the point where there are certain things where the conversation isn’t open,” he said. “We’re in a place where we don’t allow certain political views to be discussed.”

“I’m concerned about Twitter being a place where certain people can say things that they shouldn’t be able to say.”

The company has been criticized before for how difficult it is to get a handle on what people are saying about it, and Musk’s remarks came after he claimed that Twitter users are often censoring their own voices on the platform.

“I’ve spent a lot of time here on Twitter trying to figure out the rules, and there is no simple way to figure it out,” he said in his speech. “The goal is simply to have a place where we’re free to say whatever we want to say, and then we can get rid of the rules that are stopping us from saying things that we want to say.”

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Twitter and the free speech issue

The company was founded on the idea that tweets, conversations, and opinions could be taken up by all.

But it has been widely criticized over the years, particularly in 2013 when it was revealed that then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and other prominent figures had been given special access to the platform.

Twitter has also been criticized for the tone used by many users, especially on controversial topics.

When a number of users were banned from the platform or suspended

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