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Twitter Is Not A Public Square - Elon Musk Is Wrong

Twitter can be like a public square, but the question is will it ever be one?













Elon Musk said last week,

Twitter has become the de facto public town square, so, it’s really important that people have both the reality and the perception that they’re able to speak freely within the bounds of the law

In response, Andrew Orlowski writing for The Post,

A real public square allows the lowliest individual to express themselves, unlike Twitter, which rewards the brashest characters who make lots of noise, and who have little self-awareness, and even less shame can flourish. Like Maugham, like former President Donald Trump – two needy peas from the same pod – and for that matter, like Musk himself, the richest and noisiest man in the world. No wonder he bought it.

Read the full article at The Post