Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Wednesday that her Twitter account had technical problems following an internet dispute withElon Musk.
Representative of Democratic New York alleged Wednesday that her “Twitter mentions / notifications conveniently don’t work.” She followed the second tweet On Thursday, she stated that the “Verified” tab in her account, which should have been filled with tweets from verified creators, appeared empty.
“This is what my app looked like since yesterday’s tweet upset you,” she wrote. – What’s good? I don’t think it was too slow a speech.
Back and forth started on Tuesday when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted her disgust that the “billionaire” [is] trying hard to sell people the idea that “freedom of speech” is actually a subscription plan for $ 8 a month, “referring to Musk’s announcement the platform was considering .
“Power for the people! Blue for $ 8 a month ”, Musk he wrotereferring to Twitter’s current blue tag system as “the system of lords and peasants.”
Musk argued that charging users for their badge would provide the platform with a revenue stream to reward content creators, and those who throw away extra money would have access to additional in-app benefits such as priority in responses, mentions, searches, extended Permissions for video and audio posting and limited advertising.
Musk he replied to Ocasio-Cortez tweet, writing: “Your feedback is appreciated, now pay $ 8.”
Shortly after replacing Musk tweeted photo of the sweatshirt available on the Ocasio-Cortez website, circled at $ 58. Ocasio-Cortez quote-tweeted excavations, writing: “My employees are unions, earn a living, have full health care and are not racially treated in their workplaces”, referring to which were brought against Tesla by black company employees.
“The items are manufactured in the USA. The AOC team honors and respects working people. You should try it sometime instead of breaking relationships, ”she added.
In 2021, the National Council for Labor Relationsan anti-union tweet and ordered Tesla to re-hire a union supporter who was fired.
In her original statement on app difficulties Wednesday, Ocasio-Cortez tweeted: “Just a reminder that money will never be [buy] your way out of uncertainty, people. “
Although Musk didn’t respond directly, his joking biography on Twitter now reads “Twitter Complaint Hotline Operator.”
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