Elon Musk said he recently tried TikTok for the first time and compared it to 'next level' ADD
Elon Muskjust started to use TikTokand thinks it can inspire
- Musk said he does not want Twitter to have any "boring" content.
While speaking to his future employees, Musk brought up the increasingly popular TikTok, saying he recently tried the app because it came up in conversation.
"It does a great job of making sure you're not bored," Musk said. He used TikTok as an example in explaining that he does not want Twitter to offer up "boring" content.
It's possible that TikTok takes being not boring slightly too far. Musk compared using the app to the experience of Attention Deficit Disorder, a condition most often characterized by trouble focusing on one task at a time and hyperactivity.
"I mean, it does just feel like ADD," Musk said of TikTok. "But like, next level."
"I do find some of their videos offensive, I think, but they're not boring," he added.
Another reason he brought up TikTok during the meeting, he said, is because that app has "honed the algorithm to be as engaging as possible." Musk wants Twitter to be just as engaging as TikTok, but in "a different way."
"TikTok is interesting, but you want to be informed about serious issues as well," Musk said.
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