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Elon Musk faces backlash from lawmakers, corporations over endorsement of antisemitic X put up


Elon Musk, the billionaire proprietor of X stated the choice by some main advertisers to distance themselves from the social media platform (previously often known as Twitter) the service might “kill the corporate.”

“And the entire world will know that these advertisers killed the corporate,” Musk stated whereas showing Wednesday at The New York Times’ Dealbook Summit, the place he was interviewed by Times reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Musk additionally issued a defiant response to Disney CEO Bob Iger, who had appeared on the convention earlier within the day and spoke about his determination to halt promoting on X after Musk supported an antisemitic touch upon the platform. Iger stated that Disney “felt that the affiliation was not essentially a optimistic one for us.”

Musk responded, “Go f— your self, is that clear? I hope it’s. Hey Bob, should you’re within the viewers. That’s how I really feel. Don’t promote.”

Elon Musk visits Israel after endorsing antisemitic put up on X


The promoting backlash occurred earlier this month after Musk tweeted {that a} put up on X that claimed Jews fomented hatred towards White folks, echoing antisemitic stereotypes, was “the precise fact.”

Disney, Apple, Coca Cola and different corporations eliminated paid adverts from the platform within the following days, which might deprive X of as much as $75 million in income, in accordance with a New York Times report. 

Still, Musk stated Wednesday his help of the antisemitic put up was “probably the most silly” he’d ever posted on X. 

“I’m fairly sorry,” he stated, including “I ought to


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