The suspended Twitter accounts of Kathie Griffin, Jorden Peterson and Babylon Bee have been restored, Elon Musk has announced. The decision remains pending for Donald Trump.
It was a promise. During the takeover of Twitter, Elon Musk assured that the accounts suspended from the social network, due to violations of the conditions of use, would soon be reinstated there. The owner and boss of Twitter kept his word and announced, this Friday, November 18, that several suspended user accounts are being readmitted to the platform. Among them: Kathie Griffin, Jorden Peterson and Babylon Bee who confirmed the news on Twitter.
For Donald Trump, Elon Musk said he had “not yet made a decision”. The boss of Tesla, who defends an absolutist vision of freedom of expression, is expected at the turn about the former American president. The latter had been banned from the social network for encouraging his supporters before the invasion of the Capitol in January 2021.
Absolute freedom of expression
The millairdaire also clarified his vision for the social network. Twitter’s new policy is now based on “freedom of expression”, detailed Elon Musk, who also specified that sponsored hate content would be “demonetized”.
Departures continue to multiply at Twitter. In question, theElon Musk’s ultimatum who asked the employees who survived the first wave of layoffs to choose between giving themselves “unconditionally” or leaving the company.
The social network is going through a troubled period since the purchase of the platform by the billionaire. Many phrases hostile to the new owner of Twitter were also projected Thursday evening on the facade of the company’s headquarters in San Francisco.