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Elon Musk says he will broadly restore previously banned Twitter accounts

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Elon Musk said on Thursday that most of his previously banned accounts will be reopened next week.

Musk: ‘People have spoken’ murmured on thursday. “The amnesty starts next week. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.

Announcement Comes After Wednesday’s Mask polled His followers questioned whether to “give suspended accounts a general pardon as long as they don’t break the law or engage in egregious spam.”

The poll, which closed Thursday at around 12:45 p.m. ET, ended with 72.4% voting in favor of the proposal and 27.6% voting against it. The poll received over 3 million votes on Twitter.

It won’t be long before Musk and his team at Twitter know which accounts have been banned for illegal or spammy content, how they are classified among other violations, and how many accounts will be reinstated in total. is not clear to

Musk announced last week that he would restore donald trump account After another poll he posted on the platform, he narrowly voted in favor of returning the former president, who had been banned after the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, to the platform.the mask is Account has been reactivated Controversial and previously banned or suspended others include conservative Canadian podcaster Jordan Peterson, right-wing satirical website Babylon Bee, comedian Kathy Griffin, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. of some users of the .

Shortly after acquiring Twitter, Musk he said to create A “content moderation council” with “broadly diverse perspectives” and no major content decisions until it is in place. There is no evidence that he was involved in Instead, after Musk restored Trump’s account, he tweeted “Vox Populi, Vox Dei” in Latin, meaning “the voice of the people is the voice of God.”

Twitter before the Musk acquisition usually imposed a “strike” This is a suspension due to an escalating period when a user repeatedly violated the rules against misinformation about Covid-19 and civil integrity and gave the user up to nine chances before being kicked off the platform. was corresponding to Platforms may label Tweets for additional rules, including terrorism, threats of violence against individuals or groups, targeted abuse or harassment, disclosure of other people’s personal information, and content bans. There were other enforcement mechanisms, such as reducing reach. Promote abuse or self-harm.

Musk has previously said he disagrees with Twitter’s permanent ban policy.

“Twitter’s new policy is free speech, not free reach,” Musk said in a tweet last week, echoing an industry-standard approach. “Negative/Hate he tweets are maximally suppressed and monetization is disabled so there is no advertising or other revenue to Twitter.”

The decision to restore countless previously banned accounts further alienate Many of Twitter’s advertisers have fled the platform in the wake of the turmoil since Musk took over, fearing their ads would run alongside offensive content. Musk has said that the departure of his primary advertiser on Twitter in recent weeks has resulted in a “significant drop in revenue” for the company.

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