After a wild week over at Twitter, former CEO Jack Dorsey has attacked Elon Musk’s claim that he plans to make the social media platform the most accurate source of information in the world. 

The accusation from Dorsey comes after a steady stream of saga’s following Musk’s purchase of Twitter for $44 Billion. 

In the time since, there have been mass dismissals, shifts in policy and substantial announcements regarding the future of the company. Many of these announcements coming from self-appointed “Chief Twit,” Musk. 

“Twitter needs to become by far the most accurate source of information about the world,” stated Musk. “That’s our mission.”

Dorsey had a simple question in response: “Accurate to who?”

Musk has been adamant that many of the decisions he is making for Twitter are in service of free speech. Regardless, the discussion quickly turned into a squabble about the title of the division that oversees fact checking at Twitter. 

“As judged by the people of Twitter via Community Notes (formerly Birdwatch),” responded Musk. 

“I still think… Birdwatch is a far better name. And “more informative” a far better goal,” argued Dorsey.

“Birdwatch gives me the creeps.” 

“Community Notes is the most boring Facebook name ever.”

Musk bluntly ended the argument by saying “Not everthing needs to have “bird” in the name! Too many bird groups fighting each internally other at Twitter. Angry Birds.”

Whether that will be the end of the heated discussion, remains to be seen.

Earlier in April, Dorsey supported Musk’s acquisition of the company. He stated that “Elon is the singular solution [he trusts]” and that “his mission [is] to extend the light of consciousness.”

Evidently, Dorsey’s position has changed over the last few months. 

On November 6th, Dorsey openly apologised for the company’s massive layoffs, blaming his rapid expansion of Twitter. “Folks at Twitter past and present are strong and resilient,” read the statement. “They will always find a way no matter how difficult the moment. I realise many are angry with me. I own the responsibility for why everyone is in this situation: I grew the company size too quickly. I apologise for that.”

“I am grateful for, and love, everyone who has ever worked on Twitter. I don’t expect that to be mutual in this moment… Or ever… And I understand.”

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