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Elon Musk: this drastic measure considered by the boss of Twitter/X.

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Apr16,2024

Elon Musk will crack down, and users of X, formerly Twitter, will be the first to attack. pay the price for the hardening of its policy. In fact, the businessman decided to to extend certain measures concerning its social network in order tofight against the proliferation of bots.

Elon Musk: this drastic measure considered by the boss of Twitter/X.

the hunt for bots -and for profit- by Elon Musk

With the worrying advent of artificial intelligence, the number of bots has not only increased, but they also becamevery difficult to use. differentiatehumans, according to Elon Musk. The South African billionaire therefore decided to in autumn 2023 tomake X/Twitter paid in two countries, by forcing new users to pay for register a credit card Last October, the company implemented a rate of one dollar per year for new users in New Zealand and the Philippines. A measure which should be extended to other countries, even to the rest of the world, announces the businessman. This Monday, April 15, the site's policy changed, indicating that Internet users could be charged before interacting online. 

The onslaught of fake accounts also uses up the available namespace, so many good handles are taken as a result

April 15, 2024

Unfortunately, a small fee to gain access to Reaching out to new users is the only way to stem the relentless onslaught of bots. Current AI (and troll farms) can easily pass the “&Are you a bot” test. The onslaught of fake accounts is also filling up the available namespace, causing many good accounts to be caught as a result.

In another post, Elon Musk said that users will have full, unpaid access to the site. à Twitter after three months. No information regarding the date of application of this new measure as well as the countries concerned has yet been released. revealed by the billionaire.

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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