The tech tycoon has made several changes since it acquired the site for $44 billion in October last year. Earlier it was known as Twitter and the name was changed to X.
Online Platform X may impose a monthly fee for all Users. Its owner Elon Musk made such a claim on Monday citing the need to cut down on bots. The tech tycoon has made several changes since it acquired the site for $44 billion in October last year. Earlier it was known as Twitter and the name was changed to X. He has fired thousands of employees, introduced a paid premium option, cut back on content moderation and reinstated previously banned accounts, including those of former US President Donald Trump. He said the platform lost about half of its advertising revenue in July.
Bots are common on accounts run by computer programs rather than humans, where they can be used to artificially amplify political messages or racial hatred. During a conversation with Musk, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raised the question of online anti-Semitism, and how X could “prevent bots use to replicate and amplify it.” Musk replied that Company Moving towards making a smaller monthly payment.
“This is the only way I can think of to combat huge armies of bots,” he said. A bot costs a fraction of a penny. It can be called one-tenth of a paisa. But if someone has to pay a few dollars, some nominal amount, the effective cost of the bot is very high.