Did Elon Musk send a tweet calling for the introduction of "Twitter News," which would be a 20-minute clip each day covering "the most relevant topics from an unbiased viewpoint"? No, that's not true: The tweet originated on a parody account but got widespread traction anyway. Many people did not notice the account wasn't the real Elon Musk.
We should introduce Twitter News.
It would be a 20 minute clip each day covering the most relevant topics from an unbiased viewpoint. No political agenda, just facts.
This is what the post looked like on Twitter at the time of writing:
(Source: Twitter screenshot taken on Mon Jun 12 14:23:57 2023 UTC)
The Twitter account posting this message clearly identified itself as "Parody" in the account name and again in the bio ("I'm on a quest to bang AOC on Mars. (Parody Account)") but thousands of accounts liked, quoted and retweeted the message anyway, apparently under the impression it came from the real Elon Musk.
When Lead Stories contacted Twitter's press office to ask how they felt about a parody account making announcements about potential Twitter features on their behalf, they responded with a poop emoji: