Since Tesla’s acquisition, the social media giant has been plagued by fake news.
Jimmy Fallon isn’t dead and Jimmy Fallon wants everyone to know this.
The hashtag #RIPJimmyFallon has been trending on Twitter Tuesday night. The Tonight Show host is fed up and has called on Elon Musk, the CEO of the company, to remove the hashtag.
On Tuesday, Twitter’s more mischief-making side launched #RIPJimmyFallon. Users posted the hashtag frequently with a photo of Fallon.
Many Twitter users, especially those from abroad, were confused and shocked by the joke. One Korean user tweeted that “This came up in a hashtag, so it was a surprise.” Really. Oh, it’s funny. This hashtag was created because Melon Musk has fired all of the employees in the information confirmation section. Now fake news can hit market. It’s hilarious real #RIPJimmyFallon.
Fallon was not bothered and tweeted “Elon, can this be fixed?” #RIPJimmyFallon” Musk has not responded to Fallon’s request for moderation. He has taken a very personal approach to content moderating since he took control of Twitter.
Twitter’s current chaos has seen an increase in disinformation. This situation was made worse by Musk firing many people involved in content moderation and dealing fake accounts and fake news.
A fake account claiming to be Eli Lilly and Co.’s logo and name, and with a blue “verified checkmark,” tweeted last Thursday that insulin was free. The stock price dropped from $368 per share to $346 per share. This reportedly caused billions to disappear in market capital.