Elon Musk is so smart that you have to wonder if trashing X, formerly Twitter, is somehow in his best interest.
This couldn’t possibly be one giant mistake, could it?
Actually I think it is a giant mistake.
There is, however, an unlikely scenario where damaging X in the short run might benefit Musk in the long run.
He cut more than three-quarters of the staff, including most of those involved in keeping hate speech off the platform, which predictably resulted in more hate speech and fewer advertisers.
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