Elon Musk points assertion on Kanye West’s Twitter account

Twitter-owner Elon Musk stated on Friday that he didn’t have a hand in reinstating rapper Kanye West’s account, which was suspended by the micro-blogging web site earlier this month for posting anti-Semitic remarks.

The billionaire stated Twitter had restored the account of the rapper, now generally known as Ye, earlier than the completion of the social media platform’s $44 billion takeover late on Thursday. “They didn’t seek the advice of with or inform me,” Musk stated in a tweet.

Ye, who has over 30 million followers on Twitter, has courted controversy in latest months by publicly ending main company tie-ups and making outbursts on social media towards different celebrities.

On Oct. 8, Musk tweeted “Welcome again to Twitter, my pal!” when Ye posted on the platform for the primary time in two years after his Instagram account was restricted for anti-Semitic posts. Twitter later locked his account and eliminated one in all his posts.

Musk took possession of Twitter with brutal effectivity on Thursday, firing high executives however offering little readability over how he’ll obtain the ambitions he has outlined for the influential social media platform.

Musk, nonetheless, stated on Friday that Twitter shall be forming a content material moderation council with “broadly various viewpoints”.

“No main content material selections or account reinstatements will occur earlier than that council convenes,” he added.

Earlier in October, Ye agreed in precept to purchase Parler, the social media platform widespread amongst U.S. conservatives…Reuters 

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