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Elon Musk quickly revealed how he plans to bring “free speech” to Twitter in his first 24 hours at the top of the social network, suggesting that previously banned users, most notably former President Donald Trump, may soon How can I get back on Twitter?

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Musk, the world’s richest man, will form a “content moderation council with vastly diverse perspectives” at the company tweeted Friday afternoon.

Musk continued, “There will be no major material decision or account restoration before that council convenes.”

musk first called Trump’s Twitter ban was “morally incorrect” and promised to restore Trump to the platform, though the president would not indicate on Friday whether he would return to Twitter if invited back.

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Musk fired Twitter's longtime policy chief Vijaya Gadde along with other top executives on Thursday. Gadde was ultimately responsible for banning Trump from the stage after the president stormed the Capitol in January 2021 by his supporters, a decision blasted by Musk as evidence Twitter's "left-wing bias." Other mostly far-right figures could also see their sanctions lifted soon, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos.

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"Twitter clearly won't become a free-for-all hellscape where anything can be said without consequences!" musk wrote In a letter addressed to Twitter's advertisers on Thursday.

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