Washington: President of the United States (POTUS) Joe Biden has slammed Elon Musk for acquiring Twitter, saying the micro-blogging platform spews “lies all across the world”,
Biden made these comments during a fundraising event for Illinois Democratic Representatives Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten, reports Fox Business.
“Elon Musk goes out and buys an outlet that sends a” that spews lies all across the world. There are no editors anymore in America. There are no editors,” he told the gathering.
“How do we expect kids to be able to understand what is at stake? What is at stake? So there’s a lot going on, a lot going on. But we have an enormous opportunity, enormous opportunity,” Biden added.
Meanwhile, a group of more than 40 organisations has sent an open letter calling on Twitter’s top 20 largest advertisers to stop financing the company, claiming the platform is “inundated with hate and disinformation”.
Amid calls to bring back on Twitter former US President Donald Trump, Musk has announced plans to create a content moderation council.