Now, Bill Gates has also given his opinion on the matterduring his participation in the CEO Council Summit, organized by the Wall Street Journal. In that forum, the co-founder of Microsoft He mentioned the negative effects that the arrival of Elon Musk to direct Twitter could have, because the openness and freedom of expression to which the tycoon has referred could lead to misinformation on the platform..
Gates said that Twitter “could get worse”, since, for him, it is not entirely clear what changes Musk will implement in the social network when the sale is completed and takes ownership.
“Actually, it could make things worse. That’s not his track record,” said Gates, who was concerned about the consequences that Musk’s planned changes to Twitter could have, in terms of misinformation, as the philanthropist fears that the platform will become a space where misinformation or false information is spread.
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“What is your goal when you talk about ‘openness’?What does he think of those who say that vaccines kill people or that Bill Gates is tracking people? Is it one of the things that he thinks should be spread?” Gates questioned in reference to the misinformation that exists around the Covid-19 pandemic and vaccines against this disease, as well as the idea that was widely spread during the last two years, about vaccines being used to implant 5G chips in people.
However, despite the fact that Gates’s opinion is not favorable to Musk when it comes to managing a social network like Twitter, the former CEO of Microsoft recognized the merits of the richest man in the world at the head of his companies Tesla and Space Xso he assured that it should not be underestimated.
“His track record with Tesla and SpaceX is pretty amazing in bringing together a great team of engineers and selecting people who work in those fields in a less daring way, and really teaching them. I doubt that will happen this time, but we must keep an open mind and never underestimate ElonGates said.
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