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Elon musk tesla twitter this weekend, that he was “giving serious consideration” to creating his own social media platform.

The billionaire serial entrepreneur and CEO of Tesla and Space X, tweeted that “Given Twitter serves as de facto the public square, failing to adhere free speech principles fundamentally undermines Democracy.” “What should we do?”

Elon musk tesla twitter: These tweets may have caused your blood pressure to spike

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Let’s just take a deep breath. DogeSociaelX is unlikely to be available anytime soon.

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Musk is known for tweeting bizarre memes, thoughts, and even information about Tesla. Then he pretends shock when U.S. regulators respond with more than a raised eyebrow. His track record when it comes to Musk actually implementing his bizarre Twitter ideas isn’t very good.

Musk isn’t the only one who fantasizes publicly about becoming Jack Dorsey

Musk was criticized by journalists for his 2018 decisions regarding Tesla’s management. He promised to launch a website called Pravda.

Pravda is the Russian word meaning “truth” and the name of a historical Russian communist newspaper. Musk wanted the website to allow people to rate journalists, editors, and media outlets based on their “core truth” or “credibility scores.”

However, it didn’t materialize. As journalists all know, Twitter is a great tool to alert you when people disagree with you.

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Musk’s sudden deep and genuine concern about Twitter’s fairness “as the de facto town square” is just like his 2018 concerns about media accuracy/objectivity: a deeply hypocritical ploy to shore up his (and his followers) absurd persecution fantasy. https://t.co/cZIicOVTzb

— E.W. Niedermeyer (@Tweetermeyer) March 27, 2022

Elon musk tesla twitter: Twitter-borne plans have not always been able to take flight.

In 2018, a year that Musk was known for his outrageous antics, Musk also announced his “new intergalactic multimedia empire,” a comedy troupe called Thud. AfterElon musk tesla twitter  was selected to host SNL, I set out on a Sisyphean journalistic task. I reached out to all 13 employees of Thud, Musk’s forgotten foray in comedy media.

I was not allowed to speak to anyone. Thud was created by former editors from The Onion and became a joke on resumes (former Theranos employees could relate). These writers and designers were not interested in revisiting Thud, which the minimalist website calls “short-lived and aptly named”.

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Musk initially funneled $2million into Thud. But he abruptly left the company, leaving its editors without a plan for monetizing the project.

Editor Cole Bolton stated that “Making the swift transition from a billionaire-backed company to an independent media company was… You know,” The Verge’s then editor Cole Bolton said.

Musk’s history of making outrageous statements online is no reason to panic

This social media empire is not even intergalactic. Even if a major name is behind a platform, it’s not guaranteed that it will succeed.

Donald Trump’s new app, Truth Social may seem like it’s on its way to becoming a major 4chan. However, weeks later, we are still 976,985th in the waitlist. Once you are admitted, it doesn’t seem like the party is too exciting (unless your passion is hot chicks golfing).

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Musk wouldn’t be able to reach the same audience on his own social media platform even if he did. His 79.4m followers rank him among the top 10, surpassing only Justin Bieber and Barack Obama. Musk, unlike Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, uses his following to make Hitler jokes.

He also compares Twitter’s new CEO ParagAgrawal to Joseph Stalin. These offensive tweets, Musk complaining that he isn’t allowed to speak freely on Twitter, were not deleted by the platform. He deleted his Hitler meme and Agrawal’s dig is still up.

This is not a free speech issue. It’s Musk’s dislike for regulation. Musk’s 80 million followers are unlikely to migrate to his new platform. However, even if they do, the SEC could still hold Musk responsible for any insider information he may have shared.

Musk’s most powerful tool is Twitter. And, like Trump, Musk doesn’t seem to be able to gain anything from trying to start a company that the SEC wouldn’t monitor anyway.

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However, this is not to suggest that we should ignore the danger posed by egomaniacal men who have enough wealth to make their fever dream a reality.

Musk is a better businessman than Trump. Musk’s Twitter outbursts can sometimes create heated, charged dialogue. We forget that, even though Musk tweets can move markets sometimes they just fall with an ebb.

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