In a surprise move that has left the tech world buzzing, Elon Musk has publicly offered to buy Facebook and “fix” the social media giant. This announcement comes after Musk’s recent feud with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who criticized Musk’s AI predictions as “irresponsible.”
Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, has long been an outspoken critic of Facebook and its handling of user data.
In a tweet, Musk stated: “I’ve been thinking about this for a while. It’s time to #DeleteFacebook and starts fresh. I’m offering to buy the company and make it better.”
Many are skeptical of Musk’s offer, citing the massive price tag that Facebook would command. However, Musk remains undeterred, stating that he has a plan to “reinvent social media” and create a platform that prioritizes user privacy and transparency.
In response, Zuckerberg has dismissed Musk’s offer, calling it a “stunt” and insisting that Facebook is committed to improving its privacy practices.
However, some experts speculate that Zuckerberg may be feeling the pressure to respond to Musk’s challenge, particularly as more users express concerns about Facebook’s handling of personal data.
Only time will tell if Musk’s offer is serious or simply a PR stunt, but one thing is clear: the tech industry is in for a wild ride as these two tech titans continue to clash.