Twitter isn't 30 million followers -- to suggest some improvements.anytime soon, but Jack Dorsey is open to change. The microblogging site's CEO asked Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk -- a and one of its most popular users, with more than
After a moment of thought, Musk suggested that it'd be helpful if Twitter could differentiate between real and fake users.
"Is this a real person or is this a bot net or a sort of troll army or something like that?" he told Dorsey.
"Basically, how do you tell if the feedback is real or someone trying to manipulate the system, or probably real, or probably trying to manipulate the system… what do people actually want, what are people actually upset about versus manipulation of the system by various interest groups."
Musk regularly tweets updates about not liable), and hinting that he might take Tesla private, which triggered (which was ).and makes , but his Twitter use has also gotten him in some hot water -- 2018 saw him calling a British cave diver "pedo guy" (resulting in in which he was ultimately found
Twitter declined to comment, while Musk's rep didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
First published at 6:34 a.m. PT.
Updated at 8:16 a.m. PT: Notes that Twitter declined to comment.