Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will not be returning to Twitter and will remain banned from the platform. According to Elon Musk, the new owner.
Musk announced Friday that Jones’ account would not be restored. despite some user request and spent the weekend defending the decision. Although Twitter moved to restore Other suspended accounts including accounts of former President Donald Trump. Twitter won’t restore Alex Jones Musk’s account
“No” Musk smooth tweet In response to one user’s call to reinstate Jones on Twitter.
Musk elaborated on his position Sunday evening. claim The Bible and his personal experience with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome to explain his conflict with Jones, which ordered Pay hundreds of millions of dollars for his lies about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
“My firstborn died in my arms. I could feel his last heartbeat.” Musk. tweet“I have no mercy on anyone who will use the death of a child for gain, politics or fame.”
The announcement about Jones caused a backlash. Some Twitter users praised Musk for continuing to reject Jones’ platform. while others Some of Jones’ self-proclaimed supporters said it showed Musk’s inconsistency and arbitrary support of free speech principles.
After one Twitter user criticized Musk’s decision and expressed his disappointment that Jones would not be allowed back to Twitter, Musk respond: “Very bad.”
In a response video posted Friday to alternative video site Rumble, Jones said he didn’t care if Twitter was allowed back, and outlined other digital platforms. where his content can be accessed.
“Don’t blame Musk in the end because he didn’t bring me back,” Jones urged his followers. “I am the most controversial person in the world. Because I am the greatest threat to the New World Order. So don’t expect him to bring me back on the first day.”
The episode highlights the chaotic and seemingly improvised management style that has made Musk the owner of one of the world’s leading social media platforms.
Musk’s decision about Jones was abrupt and final. This is the opposite of the billionaire’s approach towards Trump. which is based on unscientific Twitter polls.
The account’s decision also appears to be backtracking on him. contract not making “major content decisions or account reinstatements” before the new Content Moderation Council meeting on Nov.
9, Musk told Advertiser during Event Twitter Spaces It may be several months before the council meets for the first time.
Musk’s approach raises new questions. From the user about the rubric he will use to determine the future of each suspended account. Twitter won’t restore Alex Jones Musk’s account
It is a decision matrix that users increasingly perceive to be based on Musk’s personal beliefs and driven by his initiatives. Clear principles or terms of service