Before Tesla CEO Elon Musk publicly disclosed his $3 billion (Rs 22,700 crore) Twitter stake, the billionaire criticized the microblogging site for failing to adhere to free speech principles and said he was considering Build a new social media platform.
Over the past few months, the world’s richest man has said he is an absolutist of free speech while opposing Web3, a term for a utopian version of the internet that is decentralized and whose business backbone is non-fungible tokens (NFTs). ).
Twitter co-founders Jack Dorsey and Musk, while active supporters of cryptocurrencies, are skeptical of the Metaverse, NFTs and Web3, which some see as the evolution of the internet.
From mocking Twitter’s new CEO to calling NFT’s profile picture “nasty,” here’s a list of Musk’s tweets and comments on Twitter, Web3, NFTs, and free speech.
Twitter spends engineering resources on this bs and crypto scammers throw spam blocking parties in every thread! ?
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 21, 2022
Some governments (not Ukraine) have told Starlink to block Russian news sources. We don’t do it unless at gunpoint.
Sorry to be an absolutist of free speech.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 5, 2022
Twitter algorithm should be open source
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 24, 2022
© Thomson Reuters 2022
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