In a bizarre move, Facebook has announced that they will be censoring the name “Elon Musk” from their platform. The social media giant claims that the name is too controversial and has caused too much disruption in online conversations.
“We have decided that the name ‘Elon Musk’ is too divisive and polarizing,” said Facebook spokesperson, Karen Smith. “We believe that by censoring this name, we can create a more harmonious and peaceful online community.”
The decision has sparked outrage among many users, who see it as an infringement on their freedom of speech. Some have even accused Facebook of being controlled by a secret cabal of Musk haters.
“This is ridiculous,” said one user in a Facebook post that was quickly deleted. “We should be able to talk about Elon Musk without censorship. This is a clear violation of our rights.”
Despite the backlash, Facebook insists that they are doing the right thing. The company says that they have received numerous complaints about the name “Elon Musk” and that they are simply responding to the concerns of their users.
“We understand that some people may be upset by this decision,” said Smith. “But we believe that it is important to listen to the voices of our community and take action when necessary.”
The move to censor the name “Elon Musk” has already had a significant impact on online conversations. Many users are now using creative ways to refer to the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, such as “The Man Who Shall Not Be Named” or “The South African Techno-Wizard.”
It remains to be seen whether Facebook will reverse its decision or if the name “Elon Musk” will be forever banned from the platform. For now, users are advised to choose their words carefully if they want to avoid being censored.