In other tweets over the weekend, Musk jokingly posted polls on whether to drop the “w” from Twitter’s name and on turning its San Francisco headquarters into a homeless shelter “since no one shows up anyway.” .
He also suggested removing ads, Twitter’s main source of revenue.
Early Thursday, the businessman had not spoken on his Twitter account.
The billionaire, who currently owns almost 73.5 million shares of the messaging company, had become a critic of the social network and had questioned whether its rules adhered “rigorously” to the principle of freedom of expression. expression.
These criticisms had aroused misgivings in some sectors, even among Twitter employees themselves, who were concerned that Musk would wield excessive power in the company to change its ethical standards for publishingincluding the suspension of the account of former US President Donald Trump, sanctioned for considering that his messages instigated the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Musk has amassed more than 80 million followers since joining the website in 2009 and has used the platform to make several announcements, including announcing a Tesla privatization deal that landed him in hot water with regulators.