Elon Musk said X/Twitter could fail, after a technical problem meant that photos posted before December 2014 were deleted. He said: "The sad truth is that there are no big social networks at the moment. We may fail, as many have predicted, but we will try to the end." According to some users, the technical problem would be due to the company's decision to free up space on the X servers.
As reported by the Guardian, Tom Coates, an expert in Product Strategy, reported it by linking it to an epic vandalism by Musk, linked to an exercise cost savings. The malfunction came after reports last week that Musk slowed down access to other social media platforms, including Meta, Threads and Instagram.
It is not the first time that the South African owner has admitted the possible failure of the platform. Shortly after buying it, in November 2022, Musk had already warned users of the not rosy future, especially in economic terms.
Can X/Twitter really fail? Despite the problems, social media still works, and the scenarios are not yet catastrophic, even if it must be said that the popular social media is behind Facebook, Instagram and undermined by Titch and tiktok.
The new policy brought by Elon Musk is still indecipherable, and the truthful effects of his decisions will only be seen in the coming months.
Not only X/Twitter
Meanwhile, the long-awaited MMA challenge between the two billionaires Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, scheduled in Italy, risks not being performed, with the CEO of Meta harshly accusing his rival.
In recent days there was talk of the location of the challenge, with many mayors and municipalities who had expressed themselves to host the two billionaires on the octagon. However, Zuckerberg allegedly accused Musk of being unserious, and gave him an ultimatum to set a date for the match.Only a few days ago the two billionaires had confirmed the fight but now Zuckerberg on Threads said: "I think we all agree that Elon is not serious and the time has come to get moving.
I offered him a real date . Elon won't confirm a date, then says he needs surgery, and now asks to take a practice round in my backyard. If Elon were ever to take a real date seriously and make the event official, he knows how join me. Otherwise, it's time to move on. I will focus on competing with people who take this sport seriously."
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