Elon Musk tweeted on Sunday that Stephen King is “one of the most creative people on Earth.” King followed this with a tweet praising Musk’s work at Tesla, but calling him a terrible fit for Twitter. Musk tweeted that he would welcome author suggestions on running Twitter.
Elon Musk praised bestselling author Stephen King in a tweet on Sunday morning, calling him one of the most creative people on Earth. The pair previously argued with Musk on Twitter over the new verification process that would require users to remain verified on the platform. Must pay $20 per month. The horror writer said that if the policy was instituted it would run like Enron.
But it seems the tone of the conversation has changed between the two. King tweeted on Saturday, I think Elon Musk is a visionary. Almost overnight, they have changed the way Americans think about automobiles, I have a Tesla and love it.
They said he’s a terrible fit for Twitter. It’s as if he’s going along like he’s making it up. , while he might not agree with everything King said, I really want to hear it. Musk invited the author to visit Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters after another user said they should have a face-to-face conversation.
Charging for the blue check mark is one of several controversies that surfaced after Musk took ownership of Twitter. Its prominence is a result of fears that it could drive big names like King off Twitter and allow fake accounts of government officials, journalists and celebrities to be placed on the site.
Comedian Kathy Griffin was among those who tried to prove their point by becoming a billionaire. His account was suspended for some time. Musk is now drawing criticism for restoring former President Donald Trump’s account after users voted on whether he should do so. He also said that he is restoring all previously suspended accounts from next week.