Liberals with verified Twitter accounts flooded social media platforms to challenge the idea of billionaires buying social media companies, and their conservative critics accused many Democrats of It prompted me to point out that I have kept quiet about similar billionaire acquisitions in the past.
Former Democratic Rep. Nina Turner: ‘It’s bad for Elon Musk to buy Twitter’ tweeted this week“It’s bad for billionaires to own media outlets. It’s bad for billionaires to buy politicians. Why is it true that ‘the rich get richer and the poor get poorer’?” Will it continue to be?”
“When billionaires control the most important platform for communication, it’s not a victory for free speech. It’s a victory for oligarchy. posted on thursday.
Social media conservatives say Democrats support Washington Post owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, over wealth of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to the tweet, noting that it was less critical.
“The Left preferred the old billionaire to the new billionaire because the ex-billionaire silenced everyone who opposed the Left.” Republicans Senator Ted Cruz Tweeted in response to Reich.
“Stop attacking Bezos Zuckerberg and Dorsey,” tweeted CPAC Chairman Matt Schrup.
Musk made his final decision Acquired for $44 billion On Thursday, he posted a letter to advertisers outlining his vision for the company.
“I acquired Twitter because it is important to the future of civilization to have a common digital town square where a wide range of beliefs can be discussed in a healthy way without resorting to violence.” Posted by Musk on Twitter“There is now a great danger that social media will split into far-right and far-left echo chambers, creating more hate and dividing our society.”
Mr. Musk Social media The platform said it would focus on adhering to “the laws of the country” while cultivating a “warm and welcoming environment for all.”