“The Far Left hates everyone, including themselves! But I’m not a fan of the Right either,” Musk wrote on Twitter on Friday morning. “Let’s have less hate and more love.”
Musk before describe himself As a “registered” freelancer and a “political moderate” recently participated A meme about polarization in America Policyindicating that his views have not changed but that the left has become more extreme.
The meme illustrates his shift from center-left in 2008 to center-right in 2021 along the political spectrum in the United States. In Mim Musk’s tweet, the center and right have remained static, while the political left continues to move away from the center over the years.
The tweets come as a billionaire who has described herself as a “tyrant of free speech” recently I entered into an agreement to acquire Twitter The social media giant took private at $54.20 per share. The $44 billion deal for Twitter is expected to close in 2022, subject to approval by its shareholders, receipt of applicable regulatory approvals and fulfillment of other customary closing conditions.
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Musk referred to freedom of expression as “the cornerstone of a functioning democracy” and previously questioned Whether Twitter strictly adheres to the principles of freedom of expression. He views Twitter as the “digital city square where matters vital to the future of humanity are discussed” and he has done so express interest In search of an open source algorithm and crack down on spambots to improve transparency and user experience.
“In order for Twitter to deserve the public’s trust, it must be politically neutral, which effectively means disturbing the far right and the far left in equal measure,” Musk wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.
As of the end of the first quarter of 2022, Twitter 229 million monetized daily active usersincluding 39.6 million daily active users in the United States and 189.4 million users internationally.