Award-winning artist Elton John introduced he is quitting Twitter around policy adjustments and “unchecked” misinformation on the platform.
In a tweet posted Friday, Elton John said, “All my life I’ve attempted to use audio to convey people today alongside one another. However it saddens me to see how misinformation is now remaining applied to divide our globe. I’ve made the decision to no for a longer time use Twitter, supplied their the latest alter in policy which will allow misinformation to flourish unchecked.”
Billionaire and Twitter CEO Elon Musk responded to the tweet. “I really like your music. Hope you occur back again,” Musk explained, “Is there any misinformation in unique that you’re concerned about?”
Just after Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter was accomplished in late October, a selection of stars, which includes producer Shonda Rhimes and singer Toni Braxton, vowed to depart the social media platform. Many stated they feared modifications to Twitter will allow dislike speech and inappropriate material to spread on the system, and scientists tracked an “immediate” spike in “vulgar and hostile” rhetoric.