Elon Musk‘s Content material Moderation Council can be nothing greater than a paper tiger, as a result of the Chief Twit himself advised his employees … the final word energy on what goes on the platform and what does not rests squarely with him.
New video obtained by TMZ exhibits Elon speaking to fowl app staffers Saturday in an organization Zoom chat. At one level, EM touched on the Council he promised late final month.
Watch … Elon says there’ll, in reality, be a Council — however he makes it clear it is advisory solely … he’ll choose the members and might both settle for or reject their recommendation … he’ll make the decision.
Since saying the Council — which was seemingly meant to calm the waters with of us involved about misinformation/hate speech on the platform — Elon has made A LOT of sporadic selections about how Twitter will work, and who will get to tweet.
He is suspended customers after which reinstated them, seemingly on a whim. Over the weekend he requested customers to vote on whether or not Donald Trump needs to be reinstated — a slim majority turned thumbs up and Elon gave the inexperienced gentle for his return.
Two factors — first, Elon by no means stated he’d adhere to the desire of the bulk … and that is constant along with his view of the Council. Second, Trump has stated he’ll decline the invitation, however the actuality is … he’ll nearly definitely return as a result of that is the place he can attain voters.
Twitter’s been the Wild West within the Musk Period up to now, and it appears like he is gonna hold enjoying Sheriff, Mayor and Governor.