Taliban Leader Backing Elon Musk’s Twitter Over Meta’s ‘Intolerant’ Policy

  • Anas Haqqani, a Taliban official, advocates Twitter’s commitment to free speech over its competitors, criticizing Meta’s ‘intolerant’ policy.
  • Haqqani’s approval, however, comes under scrutiny as Twitter’s censorship compliance rates from certain governments have risen under Elon Musk’s leadership.
  • This endorsement is amid Twitter combating competition from new platforms like Mastodon, BlueSky, and Meta’s recently launched Threads that has already gained over 100 million users.
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