Musk on X (ex Twitter): “There are no big social networks. We may fail, but we will do our best.”
MILAN – It is not often that an entrepreneur calmly awaits the bankruptcy of his company. But with Elon Musk In the middle, the canons of tradition certainly have relative weight. The owner of Platform Musk wrote down
The comment came after a bug on the platform over the weekend caused the site to remove images and links to posts published before December 2014. Instead, users found only a broken link.
Among the contents, for the sake of clarity, the famous selfie of has also disappeared (but was later removed). Ellen DeGeneres at the 2014 Oscars, the most retweeted photo of all time. So much so that some pundits, like Tom Coates, quoted by the Guardian, have spoken of “an epic vandalism by Musk,” suggesting it could be the result of a cost-cutting decision. Others instead attributed the inconvenience to the feature launched in 2016, which allowed previews of websites and content attached to tweets to be viewed well beyond the 140-character limit.
A month ago, Musk revealed that since the Tesla entrepreneur bought it, the social network has lost almost half of its ad revenue and spent $44 billion after getting on board with a cutting plan for about half of the 7,500 employees.
Meanwhile, news comes from Musk’s competitor (and being challenged to a duel that won’t happen): Halfa company founded by Mark Zuckerberg, intends to launch the web version of subjects, his new app challenging Twitter, coming soon, probably in the next few days. Accordingly Wall Street Journal The web version responds to one of the most pressing requests from users. Instagram number one Adam Mosseri said on his Instagram profile for the past few days that the web version is currently being tested within Meta.
Meanwhile, Musk is on his way. For example, while still on the microblogging page, with his usual irreverent post, he announces that he wants to stop blocking users: “It’s fun blocking people who complain about the blocking function being removed.” How does the remedy taste he tweeted.