After an astounding 15 million votes in 24 hours, the majority of Twitter users voted in favor of restoring the former President's account.
Early Saturday, Musk suggested that bots were influencing the results, noting that "the bot attack is impressive to watch!" He later pointed out that they might be "running out of steam."
Earlier Friday, Twitter reinstated the accounts of the Babylon Bee, Jordan Peterson, both of whom had previously been suspended for breaking the site's terms of service in the pre-Musk era.
The Babylon Bee had been declared by Twitter to be in violation of their "hateful conduct" policies for stating the biological fact that Biden's transgender diversity hire, Assistant Secretary to the Department of Health and Human Services Rachel Levine, was a man.
Trump has said that he would not necessarily be ammenable to returning to the platform, though his tweets, when he was president, made world news. Speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition, Trump said on Saturday that he would stick to his own, Trump-owned, Truth Social social media platform.
"Truth Social has been very, very powerful, very very strong, and I'll be staying there. But I hear we're getting a big vote to also go back on Twitter. I don't see it, because I don't see any reason for it," he said.
He praised Truth Social, saying "Truth Social is through the roof," he said, "it's doing phenomenally well, the press needs to talk about it, but it's doing phenomenally well. I think engagement is much better than it is with Twitter. And It's taking care of voices that really want to be taken care of, and smart voices, brilliant voices, voices that in many cases are both sides," he said.
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