Elon Musk and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez feuded this week after he hijacked Twitter.
After actor Mark Ruffalo got involved, Musk told him not to believe everything the lawmakers said.
Ocasio-Cortez accused Musk of messing with his account because he said something he didn’t like.
Tesla billionaire Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday to actor Mark Ruffalo not to believe everything Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says, arguing between Rep. and Twitter’s new owners. concluded the week-long conflict of
New York Democrat Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday criticized Musk after he said he plans to charge Twitter users $8 a month for verification and other special features.
“I criticize billionaires for trying to sell themselves seriously on the idea that ‘free speech’ is actually an $8/month subscription plan,” she said. murmuredprompt a simple question reply From Musk: “Your feedback is appreciated. Please pay $8 now.”
As Musk shared, the feud continued screenshot I circled the price tag on a $58 sweatshirt from the Ocasio-Cortez campaign. responded Her workers say they are unionized, calling Musk an “ego-troubled union buster.”
Ocasio-Cortez later revealed that she ‘Conveniently’ has problems with her Twitter account Continuing to interact with Mask.and Tweetshe blocked her account for saying she didn’t like Mask, and accused him of questioning his stated commitment to free speech.
Mark Ruffalo joined on Friday, Retweet I beg Ocasio-Cortez and Musk to quit Twitter: Elon. Keep going, you’re ruining your credibility, you just don’t look good.”
Musk responded on Thursday, turning again to Ocasio-Cortez.
An activist and advocate for many liberal movements over the years, Ruffalo murmured Behind: “Maybe so.”
“That’s why having robust filters against false information and trusted, verified users has become a popular feature for people and advertisers. We need a way, otherwise the app will lose its credibility just like you do, and people will leave,” he said.
Musk and Ocasio-Cortez frequently collided In the past, including organizing and free speech. But other celebrities have also voiced concerns about possible content moderation changes, and have spoken out against plans to charge $8 per month for renewed Twitter Blue subscriptions. unfolding from Saturday.
At the beginning of the week, masks Exchange tweets with author Stephen King, threw out the original offer of $20 a month for the subscription. Other celebrities, including producer Shonda Rhimes and singer Sara Bareilles, leave the app Shortly after the Musk acquisition last week.
A representative for Ocasio-Cortez did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
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