Online safety experts say this will spur a rise in harassment, hate speech and misinformation

Elon Musk said late Thursday that he will provide "general amnesty" to suspended accounts on Twitter starting next week, after running a poll on whether to do so for users who had not broken the law or engaged in egregious spam.

Out of the roughly 3.2K votes Musk polled, 72.4% were in favor of bringing back users who had been suspended by the platform.    

“The people have spoken. Amnesty begins next week. Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Musk tweeted using a Latin phrase meaning “the voice of the people, the voice of God.”... Read More: i24