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Elton John quits Twitter for ‘allowing misinformation to spread’

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Elton Johnwho gave two weeks ago in Los Angeles his last concert on American soil, He joins many celebrities who have decided to leave Twitter Due to changes implemented by its new owner, Elon Musk.

Sir Elton has announced that he is leaving the platform due to one of those changes It would allow “disinformation to flourish unchecked”. On his Twitter account, the musician posted: “All my life I have tried to use music to bring people together. However, It saddens me to see how disinformation is now being used to divide our world. “

You have decided to stop using TwitterIn light of their recent policy change which will allow misinformation to flourish unchecked.” He made this decision after Musk announced that several accounts had been suspended. It will be allowed to become active again, as Steve Bannon, a former advisor to Donald Trump; British right-wing commentator Katie Hopkins; and David Duke, a former member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Musk himself wrote to Sir Eltonand asked if there was anything he could do to avoid John leaving Twitter: “I love your music. I hope you come back. Is there any misinformation in particular that you’re concerned about?”

Europe wants Twitter to protect users

European Commissioner for Digital Policy Thierry Breton Musk called for protecting users to prevent Twitter from violating the rules The tech giants threaten big fines or even a ban in the European Union.

He added that greater efforts should be made to adhere to the new regulations. Known as the Digital Services Act, which will go into effect next year.

Other celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg, Gigi Hadid, and Jim Carrey have left Twitter since Musk took over.


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