Don't seek 'free-for-all hellscape' for Twitter, says Elon Musk

The message to advertisers posted on Thursday on Twitter came a day before Musk's deadline for closing his $44-billion deal to buy the social-media company and take it private.

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Elon Musk told Twitter advertisers he was buying the platform to “help humanity” and didn’t want it to become a “free-for-all hellscape” where anything can be said with no consequences.
 
The message to advertisers posted on  Thursday on Twitter came a day before Musk’s deadline for closing his $44-billion deal to buy the social-media company and take it private.
 
“The reason I acquired Twitter is because it is important to the future of civilisation to have a common digital town square, where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy manner, without resorting to violence,” Musk wrote,

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 12:15 AM IST

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