Elon Musk under Fire after Twitter Changes

Elon Musk under Fire after Twitter Changes

Elon Musk, Owner of Tesla and SpaceX bought Twitter last year and after that he made a lot of changes in social media app. Twitter introduced a lot of changes including blue tick verification payments and new default view for users.

The new default view for users allow the display of selected tweets from the accounts user is following. Previously users have option to choose for top tweets and on going trends in newsfeed.

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One of the journalist Sarah Hurst in United Kingdom said that, “She noticed some changes in the way platform displayed certain government and media accounts”.

Most commonly it displays about Russia and Ukraine War, more tweets from Russian government accounts and State Media. Twitter is giving more attention to accounts that are already spreading disinformation in public.

Elon Musk has been criticised for making weird changes in the app which used to be a good and authentic source of information. Last Week, he also changed the definition of Twitter to “State-affiliated Media”.

Twitter Logo Changed

Twitter CEO Elon Musk is also in talk of the town as he replaced the blue bird logo of micro-blogging site Twitter with a Doge meme of Dogecoin Cryptocurrency. The Dogememe was created back in 2013 as a joke and used as logo for cryptocurrency.

Elon Musk also shared a funny meme tweet on his twitter account where the Doge meme in a car showing his license to police officer who is in shock that his photo is totally changed. However there is no change of logo on Twitter mobile app.

Back in March 2022, Elon Musk talked about lack of freedom of speech on platform and Twitter failing to give proper freedom rights although it is a public square town. Elon Musk asked public about a new platform need to which random account advised to buy Twitter and changed the logo to Dogememe that seemed hilarious.

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Earlier, CEO of Twitter also showed his love for Doge by sharing a photo of Dogecoin blockchain logo posing as the CEO in his office. He captioned the photo as “New CEO of Twitter is amazing”.

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