BREAKING: Elon Musk Hints At Building New Platform To Take On Twitter

Self-made billionaire Elon Musk says he might be creating a new social media platform to allow for free speech.

Left-wing “fact-checkers” are regularly accused of censoring the opinions and speech of Americans on social media.

You can even be suspended or banned for expressing independent thoughts and views contrary to the liberal narrative pushed by mainstream media outlets.

Musk, who has openly criticized Joe Biden and his administration, published an informal poll on Twitter. “Free speech is essential to a functioning democracy. Do you believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle?”

“Is a new platform needed?” he asked. Take a look:

An overwhelming number of Americas responded that Twitter is failing to adhere to the basic principle of free speech.

Musk’s poll received responses from 2 million people. It showed that 70.4% of people believe think Twitter is doing a bad job.

“The consequences of this poll will be important,” Musk continued. “Please vote carefully.”

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In another poll, he asked, “Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public town square, failing to adhere to free speech principles fundamentally undermines democracy. What should be done?”

“Buy twitter,” political commentator Mike Cernovich responded.

“If you’re a leftist making death threats against conservatives or organizing riots, Twitter respects your freedom of speech. Twitter also respects the freedom of speech for media hoaxes like when every major outlet framed an innocent Covington high school kid.”

Musk responded, “Doesn’t sound very balanced.”

More on this story via Daily Wire:

Musk conducted another informal poll on Twitter on Thursday in which he asked if “Twitter[’s] algorithm should be open source.”

More than 1.1 million people responded to that poll with 82.7% saying, “Yes.”

“I’m worried about de facto bias in ‘the Twitter algorithm’ having a major effect on public discourse,” Musk continued. “How do we know what’s really happening?”

Musk recently came out and objected to the censoring of Russian media outlets in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

“Starlink has been told by some governments (not Ukraine) to block Russian news sources,” Musk tweeted. “We will not do so unless at gunpoint. Sorry to be a free speech absolutist.”

Musk said last week that SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband service was now available in Ukraine with more terminals en route to the country following a request from Mykhailo Fedorov, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, who tweeted: “@elonmusk, while you try to colonize Mars — Russia try to occupy Ukraine! While your rockets successfully land from space — Russian rockets attack Ukrainian civil people! We ask you to provide Ukraine with Starlink stations and to address sane Russians to stand.”