Elon Musk has announced that Twitter will grant mass amnesty to previously suspended accounts.
He made the announcement after running a Twitter poll proposing the move — a majority of the votes cast in the poll supported the idea, with 72.4% “Yes” votes versus 27.6% “No” votes.
“Should Twitter offer a general amnesty to suspended accounts, provided that they have not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam?” Musk tweeted when posting the poll on Wednesday.
“Incitement to violence will result in account suspension. Currently suspended accounts will be enabled slowly next week after manual review to determine whether they have potentially broken the law or engaged in spam. Twitter will be a forum for the peaceful exchange of views,” Musk tweeted on Friday.
Musk agreed with a Twitter account on Friday that posted a tweet contending that the political right should “start funding more artists, filmmakers and writers instead of politicians and super-PACs.”
Musk tweeted, “I am neither conventionally right nor left, but I agree with your point. The woke mind virus has thoroughly penetrated entertainment and is pushing civilization towards suicide. There needs to be a counter-narrative.”
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