Elon Musk has decided he won’t allow controversial conspiracy theorist Alex Jones back on Twitter, despite allowing his users to choose whether Donald Trump could return.
The founder of the right-wing podcast and Infowars recently Ordered to pay a total of $1.44bn (£1.2bn) A U.S. court lied about the Connecticut school shooting victim being an actor.
For years, he has claimed that the Sandy Hook massacre in Connecticut was part of a government plot to take away guns from Americans.
But someone asked about recovering his account because Mr Trumpyes.
Former US president permanently suspended Twitter In January 2021, after his supporters us capitol building.
new twitter owner musk Calling the ban “wrong” and “morally wrong”.
Now, the billionaire asked bluntly on Twitter: “Is it time to bring Alex Jones back”? Mr Jones has apologized and reinstating his account is in the “interests of genuine free speech”.
But Musk strongly disagrees.
He explained his reasoning on Twitter: “My eldest son died in my arms. I felt his last heartbeat.
“I will show no mercy to anyone who exploits the death of a child for profit, politics or fame.”
Last week Musk asked users on Twitter to vote on whether to reinstate the former president, and the results were close — 51.8% voted in favor and 48.2% voted against.
Mr Trump has not tweeted since his account was reinstated, instead deciding to stick to his own social media platform, Truth Social.
Musk also reinstated some controversial accounts that had been previously banned or suspended, including the satirical site Babylon Bee and comedian Kathy Griffin.
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Critics argue that social media platforms have been has been in disarray almost since he took over.
After issuing an ultimatum to employees, Musk sparked a wave of resignations, in addition to laying off thousands. Must sign up for “High Intensity and Long Time”.
But he wrote on Twitter last week that he wasn’t worried about adding “the best to stay.”
In an email to some employees on Friday, he asked for evidence of what their software code had “accomplished” in the past six months and said “short technical interviews will be held.”