Stephen King compares Elon Musk to Tom Sawyer when it comes to handling Twitter

Writer Stephen Kingwith a legion of followers in Twitter (6.9 million) wrote this Friday online that behavior Elon Musk con Twitter it is like that of Tom Sawyer in the famous fence painting scene.

“Musk reminds me of Tom Sawyer, who was given a job painting a fence as punishment, and Tom convinced his friends to do the job for him, making them pay him for the privilege. That’s what Musk wants to do with Twitter. No no no,” he wrote.

Shortly after that, he already collected 153,000 “likes” and 23,000 retweets.

King, probably the living American author plus read, he has been criticizing Twitter’s drift for several days since Musk bought it, but in order not to get personal, today he published another tweet in which he praises Twitter’s products Teslaelectric car manufacturing company from which Musk is the owner and that they mostly made it rich in the world.

“Amazing cars, but also, as for Twitter…” he added, not finishing the sentence.

King, who uses Twitter to position himself on various issues, literary or political, already said last Monday that he would leave the network if he was charged $20 for the status “verified” with his little blue symbol, to which Musk then responded: ” How about 8?” Although it seemed like a joke, he confirmed the next day that he intended to apply the $8.

This was one of the most criticized decisions Musk among the user community Twitterwho argue that content creators should be paid to be involved Twitterinstead of paying, as he himself said King.

With information from EFE

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