Elon Musk ensures that eliminating any content with child exploitation is the main objective of Twitter. Through his personal account, the billionaire urged users to comment if they see something on the platform for it to be reviewed.
“Twitter is reportedly destroying pedophile accounts”controversial YouTuber Paul Ramsay tweeted. Musk did not hesitate to answer him. “Eliminating child exploitation is the number one priority. Please respond in the comments if you see anything Twitter needs to address.”, he assured.
While the American nationalist used his claims to stir controversy, The billionaire’s response is part of one of the reasons why, according to himself, he bought Twitter: he claimed that pedophilia content was uploaded to the platform.
It is not the first time that Musk has addressed these types of issues. After some suspended Twitter accounts were reinstated, including that of former President Donald Trump, asked to let Alex Jones, propagator of conspiracy theories, return to the social network.
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The billionaire’s response was clear: “My firstborn died in my arms. I felt the last heartbeat from him. I have no mercy on anyone who uses the death of children for profit, politics or fame.”. Clearly alluding to Jones’ years of denial about the Sandy Hook school shooting, where 20 children and 6 teachers were killed.
Elon Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion. According to the tycoon, his main goals were to end spam bot accounts and ensure freedom of expression on the platform. Since his arrival, he has laid off nearly half of the workers and is currently looking to restructure the way work was done at the company..