Twitter’s former trust and safety head says it might be hard for Elon Musk to understand the impact of his tweets because he’s ‘the richest man on the planet’

Elon Musk.
Former Twitter executive Yoel Roth said Musk’s wealth might stop him from seeing the “consequences” of his tweets. 
While some have celebrated Musk’s leadership at Twitter, others have raised alarms about his power.
Since taking over Twitter, Musk has sent several tweets containing inaccurate information.

Elon Musk’s former lieutenant at Twitter said that Musk’s extreme wealth might result in his inability to assess the “consequences” of his tweets. 

Yoel Roth, who was Twitter’s former head of trust & safety until earlier this month, spoke at the Knight Foundation’s “Informed” conference on Tuesday about Musk’s use of the platform

“I think when you are the richest person on the planet, you don’t always have a perspective of what life is like for other people, especially when it comes to safety and security,” Roth said. 

“That’s the core of what the work of trust and safety is. How do you understand and empathize with the problems and the harms and the risks that can…

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