After his sale to Elon Musk... these are the most important changes expected in "Twitter"

28 April, 2022
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After his sale to Elon Musk... these are the most important changes expected in "Twitter"

Billionaire Elon Musk made good on his promise and bought Twitter, one of the world's largest social networking sites, for $44 billion.

One of the most important questions that users search for is how Musk intends to change the site, which is considered a favorite by millions, especially in Arab countries.

To find out Musk's intentions regarding Twitter, "Popular Mechanics" analyzed previous tweets and statements by Musk, about the site.

Musk believes that Twitter handles free speech well. He wrote on Twitter in March: "Freedom of expression is necessary for a functioning democracy.

Do you think that Twitter adheres to this principle?"

Musk says Twitter censorship skews based on politics, and doesn't allow for a true public discourse of ideas. And while the First Amendment to the Constitution in the United States allows private business owners to restrict some speech in their organizations, Musk wants to see Twitter stop "choking voices."

One of the most prominent examples of this is Twitter's decision to suspend the account of former US President Donald Trump, because his statements "incited violence," according to the site, and according to Musk, he will not stand in the way of freedom of expression whatsoever.

Algorithm

Musk was clear that he believed Twitter should open its "algorithm." By unlocking the algorithm Twitter uses, users can see how Twitter decides to upload or promote some content, and perhaps make suggestions about it. Musk had previously said on Twitter that he believed in "subscription-based Twitter" rather than an ad-supported version, but then deleted the tweet.


Edit tweets

Musk did not say what he thought of the idea of ​​an "edit button" on Twitter, which allows users to edit their tweets, such as Facebook and Instagram, but he threw a poll on April 4 on the social networking site, asking his followers if they thought Twitter should add an edit button, and vote He was pouring a resounding "yes" answer.


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