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Twitter is still undergoing a transition as Elon Musk continues to make major changes not just for how the platform is run, but also for who is allowed on it. After multiple accounts were banned from Twitter, Musk is allowing many to be reinstated.
These seven famous Twitter users who were previously banned have now been reinstated: The Babylon Bee, Dr. Jordan Peterson, Dr. James Linsday, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (personal account), former president Donald Trump, James O’Keefe, and Meghan Murphy.
Since the beginning of his ownership of the social media giant, Musk has made clear that he wanted to lift many lifelong bans that were imposed on certain users, a source told Bloomberg.
Musk also promised to make Twitter a place for free speech.
“The reason I acquired Twitter is because it is important to the future of civilization to have a common digital town square, where a wide range of beliefs can be debated in a healthy manner, without resorting to violence,” Musk wrote in a statement that he posted soon after his takeover.
He later reiterated this view on Friday, tweeting, “New Twitter policy is freedom of speech, but not freedom of reach.”
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