Elon Musk has locked Twitter account to check right-wing complaints

Right Twitter was furious about the plummeting engagement on the social media platform, which prompted CEO Elon Musk to take action.

Whether it’s Chaya Raichik from Lis of TikTokConservative activists Ian Miles Cheong or Ben Shapiro are complaining that their voices online have once again been unjustly silenced.

This time, however, it happened under Musk, a self-described autocrat of free speech who is keen to entice right-wing experts back, who gave up Twitter for platforms like Social TruthParler and Gab.

To clear all doubts, he may be secretly banning far-right commentators in a recall attempt Tesla Since the stock value has plummeted since his Twitter takeover, he is personally reaching out to them to admit that something has indeed gone wrong.

“This is extremely disturbing,” Musk replied to Cheong on Tuesday, who recommended his half a million followers to make their accounts private to “dramatically improve” their engagement.

Normally, doing so must really limit participation, but the former editor-in-chief of the video game site gameranx declare it real fivefold his reach by disabling Twitter’s alleged left-leaning algorithms.

Raichik then locked her up Lis of TikTok account, which often satirizes Gen Z instructional videos on so-called neo-pronoun usage, with Shapiro also following.

The daily rope The co-founder soon discovered from his political bedmate Jordan Peterson that the Canadian psychologist could no longer retweet anything Shapiro had posted.

Then Musk got worried and decided the best way to find out if the theory was true was to test it on his own personal account. He later claimed that it actually helped identify unspecified problems with the system.

“Will be resolved next week,” Mr. tweeted reassuringly late on Wednesday.

The controversy comes just days after conservative expert David Rubin from “Rubin Report” individual meet the gunner at Twitter HQ to find out why his account seems “totally crushed”.

He explained that Musk felt the entire code might need to be broken in order to start from scratch because, in the businessman’s own words, the situation is a “burning trash can rolling down the street”.

A sharp drop in engagement, possibly an inadvertent result of Musk trying to fulfill his promise of amplifying posts from his paid Twitter Blue subscribers, has frustrated users in recent days. This.

But the result of Musk being effectively forced to experiment on his own follows laid off more than half of Twitter’s employees was predicted to encounter schadenfreude online.

“I just floated,” wrote one user on Wednesday. “All of these far-right accounts locking down their Twitter because they believe it drives more engagement due to a bug is the coolest and funniest thing I’ve ever seen on this site.”

In a story called “Elon Musk and his right-wing friends help us by hiding their tweets”publication Rolling Stone wrote that Twitter’s “right-wing power users” are once again complaining about being treated unfairly — now their supposed ally has visited them.

“More than anything, the right wants to prove that they are victims of Big Tech censorship,” it wrote.

The delicate nature of this engagement controversy only shows how far-fetched. precipiceNilay Patel’s editor-in-chief is when he predicts October 28order Musk was in a “painful experience” at Twitter now when he is in the business of content moderation.

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