Human rights groups have expressed fears that hatred could escalate on the platform after the world’s richest man Elon Musk bought the largest stake in the microblogging site Twitter.
According to British media, Elon Musk, who calls himself a “champion of complete freedom of expression”, has reached an agreement with Twitter.
Elon Musk, owner of the electric car maker Tesla, claims to be a “free speech absolutist” and has been critical of Twitter’s policies.
He said some time ago that Twitter should be a real forum for freedom of expression.
Elon Musk called freedom of expression the “backbone of democracy” after a deal was struck with Twitter on Monday.
“Regardless of who owns the company, it has human rights responsibilities,” said Deborah Brown, a human rights watch digital researcher and human rights lawyer. The platform should respect the views of all people around the world who rely on Twitter to talk about human rights.
Twitter has not yet commented on the concerns of human rights activists.
Anthony Romeo, director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), said, ۔ ‘