Amidst the Twitter takeover drama, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared a satirical cartoon of himself as the rescuer of a blue bird – Twitter’s official mascot.
On social media on Saturday, Mr Musk shared, without words, a cartoon of himself releasing a bird from a cage in the form of the classic blue Twitter logo. According to Dailystar, the cartoon was created by Chinese artist Devil Pepper in April.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) 28 May 2022
Mr Musk’s post prompted many internet users to come up with various comments, some trying to understand the meaning behind the image. Shibetoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of Dogecoin co-creator Billy Marcus, reacted to the post. “Despite all my anger, I am still a bird in a cage,” he wrote,
“Does this mean you will restore suspended accounts??? right??” Asked another, “It can be understood in two ways, Elon Musk says goodbye to the idea of becoming the founder of Twitter or Elon Musk gives freedom to Twitter without censorship and restrictions. So what is it?” was posted third,
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Some social media users also criticized the Tesla CEO for sharing the image and removing the credit and signature from its creator. “Please give them credit – it’s not good to remove their signatures,” one user said. Told, Another encouraged Mr Musk to “please use signed work”.
Meanwhile, it is to be mentioned that Elon Musk’s recent tweet comes amid several other questions regarding his Twitter acquisition. Mr Musk had a $44 billion offer for the site he accepted some time ago, however, the deal stalled last week after data emerged about fake accounts on the microblogging site.
It turned out that less than 5% of the social media site’s users were made up of spam or fake accounts. Mr Musk then tweeted that the Twitter deal “supports the calculation on “temporarily pending details that spam/fake accounts actually represent less than 5% of users.” This confession caused the company to lose about 11% of its value.
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This was not the last twist of the story like just two days ago Reuters Reportedly a Twitter investor is suing Elon Musk and the social media platform over the handling of the billionaire’s $44 billion bid for the company. The case alleges that Mr. Musk has violated California corporate laws in a number of ways. It also claims that several tweets posted by Mr Musk were “misleading” and constituted an attempt to manipulate the market for Twitter shares.