“I didn’t do it because it would be easy…”

Elon Musk is officially the new boss of Twitter. This is what the boss of Tesla / SpaceX explained this Thursday. He would have paid no less than 44 billion dollars to buy the platform, and hopes that it will continue to be a digital public square for years to come.

In a statement, he said: “There is currently a great danger that social media will split into far-right and far-left echo chambers that generate more hatred and division in our society.“. And to add: “In the relentless pursuit of clicks, much of the mainstream media has fueled and responded to these polarized extremes because they believe this is what makes money, but in doing so the opportunity for dialogue is lost.“.

These are the reasons why he decided to buy Twitter. Positioning himself as a messiah, he assured: “I didn’t because it would be easy. I didn’t do it to make more money. I did it to try to help humanity, which I love“.

Speculation is already high about what Elon Musk will do with Twitter now that he is in charge. Anxious to guarantee everyone’s freedom of expression, it is said that he could relax the rules of what is tweeted. On the personal side, he would also consider parting with 75% of Twitter’s workforce. Of course, he will also have to find an economic model that will generate profits. So many questions that still remain unanswered…



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