Elon Musk hints that Donald Trump will not be back on Twitter before the midterms

Elon Musk hints that Donald Trump will not be back on Twitter before the midterms

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  • CNN previewed the gaming platform in 2019 01:50 Now playing - Source: CNN This refrigerator wants to turn drab kitchen appliances into art 00:54 Now playing - Source: CNN Business Check out Amazon's new sleep tracker and Kindle you can write on 01:27 Now playing - Source: CNN Video: Half human-looking robot breaks speed record New York CNN Business — Elon Musk indicated on Wednesday that the Twitter account of former President Donald Trump will not be restored ahead of the US midterm elections next week, answering one of the biggest unknowns following his takeover of the social media company.
  • Musk’s remarks hinting at delaying action on Trump and other banned accounts comes as he is working to reassure users and advertisers, who account for 90% of Twitter’s revenue, that the platform will not become a “free-for-all hellscape.”
  • In the days since Musk took over as Twitter’s owner and de-facto CEO, the platform has faced a surge of hateful rhetoric and other toxic content, which has caused outcry from civil society groups and prompted some advertisers to think twice about working on the platform.
  • In his Wednesday tweet thread, Musk said he had met with representatives of the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, Color of Change, the Asian American Foundation and several other groups to discuss “how Twitter will continue to combat hate & harassment & enforce its election integrity policies.”

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