Takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk: Olivier Véran wants his account to be decertified if it becomes chargeable

The idea that certified accounts become paying does not rejoice in the world, government spokesman Olivier Véran also shared his opinion.

The first decisions of billionaire Elon Musk after his takeover of Twitter continue to be controversial. Half of the employees of the social network were thanked according to a document received Friday, November 4, or 3,750 employees fired.

Another announcement to cringe: the possibility of paying for his Twitter account to be certified, up to 8 dollars per month. This Sunday November 6, 2022, government spokesperson Olivier Véran questioned this option on the set of France 3.

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“Are you going to continue to use Twitter?”, We asked Olivier Véran in the program Sunday in politics. “I’ll see. I consider it an important communication tool, I believe that there are 10 million French people who are connected to Twitter. It’s a way to get informed and inform, to communicate “.

But making account certification chargeable does not wow the government spokesperson. “I invite them to decertify my account without delay if they feel that it is something that should become payable”.

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“The fact that this major, global tool belongs to a man who displays ambitions, which worries me a bit for some of them, makes me remain vigilant. If necessary, I will take my own responsibilities”.

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