In an interview, the tech billionaire criticizes advertisers for abandoning X and explains his emotional state.
Elon Musk's Starlink satellites connect the entire globe to the internet. Tesla, his electric car startup, has pushed the automobile industry toward a self-driving, battery-powered future.
His acquisition of Twitter in 2022 promised a "common digital town square," but a year later, the site, now known as X, has become a lightning point for controversy.
IBM and other major corporations withdrew their funding from the social media platform earlier this month after Musk backed an anti-Semitic article.
While apologizing for the post in this interview, he attacked corporations of "blackmail" for pulling their advertisements, claiming that if X went bankrupt, the public would blame the brands.
Elon Musk's vision has come to define innovation and the complex concerns that come with it, from brain implants to a future in the stars. What motivates him?
– Elon Musk used a crude insult to slam advertisers for pulling back from X.
– Mr. Musk visited Israel amid the backlash against his endorsement of an antisemitic post.
– The tech billionaire has become the dominant power in satellite internet technology.