San Francisco, August 17
Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musks Wikipedia web page has been locked for enhancing after Tesla CEO inspired folks to “trash” him on the location.
“History is written by the victors… except on Wikipedia,” Musk tweeted on Sunday.
In a follow-up tweet, he instructed his followers to “trash” him on the location, which usually permits anybody to edit its pages.
“Please trash me on Wikipedia, I’m begging you,” Musk mentioned.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO responded to lots of his followers who took up the problem and shared their edits.
“All major wars, diseases and financial disasters of the last century can be directly attributed to Mr. Musk or one of his companies,” one person edited the web page to say, earlier than sending the replace straight to Musk, who signalled his approval.
Musk additionally authorized of a suggestion to edit his web page to explain him as a “business magnet” as an alternative of a “business magnate.” Due to the overwhelming visitors on Musk’s Wikipedia web page, Musk’s Wikipedia web page was rapidly locked by the corporate, which restricted adjustments to solely editors authorized by the location itself.
This will not be the primary time Musk has talked about Wikipedia on Twitter. Earlier, he expressed disappointment with the location and its accuracy, particularly concerning him.
“Just looked at my wiki for 1st time in years. It’s insane! Btw, can someone please delete ‘investor.’ I do basically zero investing,” Musk tweeted final 12 months.