Why Elon Musk Made His Twitter Non-public

Explaining the logic behind taking his account personal, Musk wrote that he desires to evaluate “whether or not you see my personal tweets greater than my public ones.” To recall, Twitter now has a view counter, too, nevertheless it hasn’t actually been acquired nicely. It could be attention-grabbing to see what Musk takes away from his personal account experiment, which Musk stated will final till tomorrow.

Notably, his personal account is not actually a bot-free on-line utopia, although he has issued an open problem within the not-too-distant previous asking such accounts to “assault” him. Again in April 2022, Twitter auditing software SparkToro surmised that 48% of Musk’s followers on Twitter have been faux accounts. Curiously, Musk has stated up to now {that a} verified checkmark courtesy of a Twitter Blue subscription is the one means ahead to unravel the bot drawback.

As for the platform itself, Cyabara’s evaluation discovered that bots account for round 11% of Twitter’s total person base — greater than double what the corporate used to promote earlier than Musk’s $44 billion buy. Musk is the second most-followed character on the social media website, behind solely the 133 million robust follower figures commanded by former President Barack Obama.