Twitter Is Blocking Accounts Containing Elon Musk’s Name

twitter is blocking mentionings of elon musk

The users of Twitter started noticing that the mentioning of Elon Musk in the name of the account leads to its immediate blocking. All the blocked users had to verify their accounts via telephone number and a captcha test.

The blocking is supposedly happening due to an increased number of spam and jokes made around the CEO of Tesla, although the official representatives of Twitter have not confirmed this hypothesis. Meantime, many people are quite unhappy that Twitter has powers to eliminate terrorism or harassment on the network, but is using them to “protect” Elon Musk.

We would like to remind you that a random Twitter bot was asking Elon Musk for Bitcoins not so long ago.

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