It was recently reported by ConservativeBrief that Elon Musk, the soon-to-be new owner of Twitter, issued a press release upon his purchase of the platform and he garnered a plethora of responses from those who are melting down, like “All In The Family” star Rob Reiner.
“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated,” he said.
“I also want to make Twitter better than ever by enhancing the product with new features, making the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeating the spambots, and authenticating all humans. Twitter has tremendous potential – I look forward to working with the company and the community of users to unlock it.”
That simple tweet, Which made the purchase official, only added to the absolute meltdown of people who appear to be terrified of a platform that allows free speech.
“Looks like I’m about to say goodbye to Twitter as well.
I’ve been pulling back a bit from social media anyway. This will be just the push I need to go all the way on this app,” New York Times writer Charles M. Blow said.
Actress Yvette Nicole Brown joined Blow and said she was leaving to join another network hardly anyone has ever heard of.
“I’m leaving too friend.
I joined a site called http://counter.social it appears to be fighting against what @twitter is about to become,” she said.
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“I will not stay on Twitter if Elon Musk owns it,” former New York Times editorial board member Mira Kamdar said.
Former World Wrestling Entertainment World Heavyweight Champion Mick Foley also showed his snowflake side.
“I’ll be giving some serious thought to leaving @Twitter for good in the near future.
I do not have a good feeling about where this platform is heading,” he said before making several more tweets about where he is going to be appearing next.