Elon Musk Shares Sarcastic Cartoon Linked To Twitter, Internet Tries To Decipher Meaning
Amid the Twitter takeover drama, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared a sarcastic caricature of himself as the rescuer of a bluebird – Twitter’s official mascot.
Taking to social media on Saturday, Mr Musk wordlessly shared a cartoon of himself releasing a bird in the shape of the classic blue Twitter logo of a cage. According to DailyStar, the cartoon was made by Chinese artist Devil Pepper in April.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 28, 2022
Mr Musk’s post prompted several netizens to make various comments, with some trying to decipher the meaning behind the image. Shibetoshi Nakamoto, pseudonym of Dogecoin co-creator Billy Markus, reacted to the post. “Despite all my rage, I’m still just a bird in a cage,” he said. wrote.
“Does this mean you will restore suspended accounts??? Right??” asked another one. “It can be understood in two ways, Elon Musk says goodbye to the idea of becoming the founder of Twitter or Elon Musk gives Twitter freedom without censorship or restrictions. So what is it?” posted a third.
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Some social media users also slammed the Tesla CEO for sharing the image and removing its creator’s credit and signature. “Please give him credits – deleting his signature is not cool,” one user said. said. Another encouraged Mr Musk to “Please use the signed work”.
In the meantime, it’s worth mentioning that Elon Musk’s recent tweet comes amid many other questions about his takeover of Twitter. Mr Musk some time ago pushed through a $44 billion bid for the site, but the deal was blocked last week after data about fake accounts was discovered on the microblogging site.
It has been revealed that less than 5% of users of the social media site are made up of spam or fake accounts. Mr Musk then tweeted that the Twitter deal was “temporarily suspended pending details supporting the calculation that spam/fake accounts indeed represent less than 5% of users”. This admission caused the company to lose about 11% of its value.
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It wasn’t the last twist in the story since it was just two days ago. Reuters reported that a Twitter investor is suing Elon Musk and the social media platform over the management of the billionaire’s $44 billion bid on the company. The case alleges that Mr. Musk violated California corporate laws in several ways. He also claims that several tweets posted by Mr Musk were “misleading” and an effort to manipulate the Twitter stock market.