NTD: Elon Musk Threatens to ‘Name and Shame’ Advertisers Boycotting Twitter

November 8, 2022


Elon Musk has threatened to “name and shame” brands that have either vocally or quietly pulled their ads from Twitter following Musk’s takeover of the social media platform and firing of around half of its staff.

Barely a week into his ownership of Twitter, which he has called a “digital town square” where a broad range of ideas can be debated “in a healthy manner, without resorting to violence,” a number of companies have suspended their advertising, some quietly.

Responding to Musk’s tweet was founder and president of the Internet Accountability Project Mike Davis, who urged the Twitter chief to “name and shame the advertisers who are succumbing to the advertiser boycotts. So we can counter-boycott them.”

Musk replied: “Thank you. A thermonuclear name & shame is exactly what will happen if this continues.”

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