Bill Gates Expresses Doubt About Elon Musk’s Plans For Twitter

Before Elon Musk deposed Bill Gates as the richest man in the world, Bill Gates held that title. Even though they shared the same title, the two men do not get along. Due to the importance that social media platforms play in the spread of false information, the co-founder of Microsoft has now acknowledged that he had doubts about Elon Musk Plans For Twitter motivations for purchasing Twitter.


“Musk might even make things worse. What he will do is not entirely clear, Gates said on Wednesday at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council Summit.

Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has stated that he is “against censorship that goes well beyond the law”. And will change what he views as overzealous moderation of tweets following Elon Musk Plans For Twitter $44 billion (€41.05 billion) purchase of Twitter. Some false statements were also made by Musk on Twitter at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. He initially referred to COVID-19 as “stupid” and made the false claim that kids are “mostly immune” to the virus.

How does he feel about claims that “vaccines kill people” or “Bill Gates is tracking people” that were made on Twitter? Gates asked. What are his goals for the final product? Does that support the idea that odd conspiracy theories and less extreme falsehoods spread so quickly? Does he support that objective or not? said, Gates.

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Don’t Underrate Elon

Gates acknowledged that Musk’s track record is excellent and that he has done a good job of hiring people for his companies. Despite his reservations about the intentions of the Tesla CEO. He referred to his work at Tesla and SpaceX as “mind-blowing.”

Gates, though, expressed doubt that the CEOs of Tesla and SpaceX will be able to achieve the same results on Twitter. Although I kind of doubt it will this time, Gates advised that we keep an open mind and never underestimate Elon.

What Is The Dispute Between Musk And Gates?

A few weeks ago, Musk charged Gates with short-selling Tesla stock, which is a way to profit by predicting a company’s value decline. At the time, Musk had insulted Gates harshly on Twitter. And claimed that selling short Tesla would damage Gate’s environmental philanthropy.


Gates stated on Wednesday, “He doesn’t have to be kind to me.

When asked about betting against Tesla, Gates responded: “That is irrelevant to climate change. I can grow in other ways “.