Musk posted on his official Twitter handled that while the platform will always be free for casual users, there may be a slight cost for “commercial/government users.” He wrote in, “Ultimately, the downfall of the Freemasons was giving away their stonecutting services for nothing,” followed by, “Twitter will always be free for casual users, but maybe a slight cost for commercial/government users.”
Musk also told the banks he planned to develop features to grow business revenue, including new ways to make money out of tweets that contain important information or go viral, sources told Reuters. Musk said the reach of Twitter was currently only “niche,” and he would want a much bigger percentage of the country to be on it. After inking the deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion last week, Musk said he wanted to enhance the platform with new features, make the algorithms open source to increase trust, defeat spam bots, and authenticate all humans.
“Who funds these organizations that want to control your access to information? Let’s investigate …” he wrote, replying to the tweet with the, “Sunlight is the best disinfectant.”