Have you noticed that some of your favorite Twitter users locked their accounts over the past day or two? Perhaps the most obvious case of a Twitter user that went private recently is none other than the platform’s owner, Elon Musk. With more than 127 million followers, Musk didn’t exactly go private in order to hide his tweets from the public.
Elon Musk’s Twitter account looks like this right now unless you are following him.
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No, Musk locked his account to test if the Twitter algorithm has gone awry. Here’s what’s happening.Over the past month or so, many Twitter users have noticed a stark change in their Twitter feeds. Shortly after Musk took over, users began seeing all sorts of random tweets filling up their For You feeds from accounts they weren’t following or had never interacted with. Musk himself acknowledged the