Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Monday that micro-blogging platform Twitter can indeed deliver accurate and relevant news in these gloomy times.
He had previously called the media a “click-seeking machine dressed up as a truth-seeking machine”.
Musk, who is now in a legal battle with Twitter after terminating a $44 billion acquisition deal, said in a recent tweet: “It is certainly hard to find a news source that is accurate, relevant and not outright disappointing. !”
“The old school versions of The Economist and The Jon Stewart Daily Show/Colbert Report were great,” he said.
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He further tweeted: “Maybe Twitter can become that (source)”.
One follower responded: “Actually, it’s everyone’s hope, but Twitter is making bots”.
Musk last month criticized a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report that reportedly revealed his alleged affair with Nicole Shanahan, the wife of Google co-founder Sergey Brin, which the Tesla CEO vehemently denied. has done.
The WSJ report claimed that “Musk last had a brief affair with Sergey Brin’s wife, prompting the Google co-founder to file for divorce earlier this year and the long friendship of the tech billionaire.” inspired to finish”.
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Musk later hit out at the newspaper for linking her with Shanahan, saying he should sue the WSJ for falsely reporting that he had a brief relationship with her during her split from Brin last December.
The Tesla CEO also said that character assassination attacks have reached a new level this year, but that “the articles are all nothing-burger”.
Expressing displeasure over the unwanted attention being received in the media these days, he has termed it as ‘super useless’.
The world’s richest man also said that “interactions with almost all Twitter accounts have been very low lately”.
They have filed a counter-litigation against Twitter as part of an ongoing legal dispute that will begin for five days starting October 17.