Elon Musk Clarifies Controversial Comments on Advertisers, Stresses Priorities for Free Speech Over Revenue

  • 25 days ago
Elon Musk attempted to clarify previous comments directed at advertisers who withdrew from his X social media platform during the Cannes Lions advertising festival in France. Musk explained that his harsh words were not aimed at all advertisers but were in defense of free speech. He emphasized that X is intended to be a global platform that supports a wide range of opinions without censorship. Musk reiterated that X would prioritize free speech over revenue, stating that making moral decisions is crucial, even at a financial cost. This statement comes after major brands like Apple, IBM, and Disney pulled their ads following controversial posts on X.

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