Elon Musk sets the default emoji response to all press requests
Twitter is going to s-t.
Owner Elon Musk provided a preview of his social network’s new media relations plan on Sunday, tweeting that journalists who contact the company’s press department will be greeted with an emoji.
His funny strategy was neither cynical nor hyperbolic. An e-mail inquiry from The Post Sunday Morning was immediately answered with a stomach ache symbol, unaccompanied by words.
This isn’t the first time Musk’s penchant for hateful symbol has generated backlash.
Last year, he was forced to explain that his use of the off-color emoji in response to then-CEO Parag Agrawal indicated that he believed Agrawal’s assertion that the botnet had compromised less than five percent of the network was “bs.”
The company had Submit the tweet As part of a lawsuit it argued Musk “breached his obligations” under the merger deal that was drafted when he agreed to take it on.
Musk bought Twitter on promise Promote freedom of expression — a partial response to the network’s controversial ban on a 2020 Post article that detailed the questionable foreign lobbying practices of first son Hunter Biden.
Then the South African national moved to shortly Account ban Or some clerks reporting how to track the location of his private plane.
Late last year, Musk began releasing a trove of company communications that outlined the network’s controversial procedure for modifying and suppressing information, starting with mail gallery.