‘Racists will take loans’: Trevor Noah slams Musk’s ‘ridiculous’ Twitter verification plan

Trevor Noah criticized Elon Musk’s Twitter hijackincluding his “ridiculous” plan to charge users $8 a month to be verified with a blue checkmark, opening monologue of the Tuesday edition of The Daily Show.

“For the last few months, Musk has said he wants to own Twitter. freedom of speechsaid Noah. . . To be honest, people have really stayed away from Twitter so far. ”

Noah pointed out 500% increase in N-word usage Within the first 12 hours of Musk’s acquisition, such trolls “do not want free speech and [they] I just want to hate people

“So here’s my question: If you’re trying to create equality on Twitter, why should you require anyone to authenticate? Then give everyone a blue checkmark,” Noah said. He continued. “Why charge people? . , “I have a dream. I have a dream. For $8.99 a month, I’ll tell you everything.” ”

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Musk reportedly We originally planned to increase the price of the Twitter Blue subscription plan from $4.99 to $19.99. Viral reaction from Stephen KingOn Tuesday, Musk took to Twitter New price announced“Twitter’s current lord and peasant system for those who have blue checkmarks and those who don’t is bullshit. Power to the people! Blue for $8 a month.”

Noah mocks the decision in his monologue, stating, “For $8 a month, you can subscribe to Netflix, get Paramount+, get Hulu.. to you.”

“Everything is ‘equal.’ No, you’re trying to make money. Okay,” he added. “I think $8 a month is ridiculous. If Elon Musk asked me what he should do if he wanted to make money on Twitter, what would he do?” [is], do not charge for the blue check mark. Charge white people to say the N word. Twitter will become the most profitable company of all time. A racist will take a loan.”

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