Elon Musk’s response after a US politician says his Twitter has been ‘blocked’

Elon Musk's response after a US politician said his Twitter had been

On Friday, Mark Ruffalo also advised Elon Musk to quit Twitter.

US politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) claimed on Wednesday that her Twitter account was experiencing technical issues after criticizing its new owner Elon Musk on the platform.

“This is what my app looks like since my tweet upset you yesterday. What’s good? Doesn’t sound very free speech to me,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.

Retweeting AOC’s post, actor Mark Ruffalo also advised Elon Musk on Friday to quit Twitter and continue leading Tesla and SpaceX. “You are destroying your credibility. It’s just not pretty,” Mr. Ruffalo wrote.

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To this, Mr. Musk was quick to respond. “Hot catch: Not everything the AOC says is accurate,” he said.

Notably, Mr. Musk’s online spat with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez began when she asked Twitter’s new owner about the blue tick fee. “Lmao at a billionaire seriously trying to sell people the idea that ‘free speech’ is actually an $8/month subscription plan,” she wrote.

Responding to her, Mr Musk then reiterated his stance on his blue tick fee and joked: ‘Your feedback is appreciated, now pay $8’.

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Meanwhile, after taking over, Elon Musk caused a stir with his first moves. Twitter laid off half of its 7,500 employees on Friday. On Saturday, the platform rolled out its subscription-based Twitter Blue service for $8 a month, which includes a “verified” blue badge and other features.

According to the iOS notification, other benefits of the update also include “half the ads”, a feature that would allow users to post longer videos and priority ranking for quality content.

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