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[-] [email protected] 433 points 10 months ago

Public begging? How embarrassing

[-] [email protected] 54 points 10 months ago

Desperate times call for desperate measures

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[-] EdibleFriend 233 points 10 months ago

plz :(

-Elon Musk

[-] scarabic 193 points 10 months ago

I didn’t realize anyone earned anything on Twitter ever. Is this just video views? Is this new?

Also, fuck Musk, etc.

[-] [email protected] 46 points 10 months ago

I think it's new, he decided to add it to attract Tucker Carlson. I don't know who would watch a whole 20 minute video on their phone though.

[-] kartonrealista 140 points 10 months ago
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[-] Fisk400 184 points 10 months ago

How is he going to be able to handle more videos when he has to ration text views because it's melting his servers.

[-] MargotRobbie 161 points 10 months ago

He's always been desperate for attention, but now the public sentiment has finally turned against him everything he does just looks sad.

Oh and his memes were always stale AF.

[-] [email protected] 59 points 10 months ago

Elon just wants everyone to think he's funny and smart.

Unfortunately he's so determined to be constantly visibly online it's completely shattered that illusion.

[-] MargotRobbie 38 points 10 months ago

He's just not funny.

A lot of comedy comes from situational absurdity of unexpected actions, and there is nothing that kills the joke faster than to realize that they are not pretending. It was funny at first when a boomer (Ok, elder Gen X) billionaire started posting bad middle school humor on Twitter, it immediately stopped being funny when it turns out his real maturity level never got past middle school.

Which is also why Trump is such a black hole for comedy, you just can't make fun of him, because any absurd and ridiculous thing you can think of him doing, you would expect him to actually do it.

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[-] popemichael 151 points 10 months ago

Two people in this world that you should never get an IOU from: Trump and Musk.

They just don't pay their bills. It's not worth the effort.

[-] CrunchyBoy 140 points 10 months ago

With what money, Elon? You can't afford to pay Google or office rent but you're going to pay Mr. Beast?

[-] mriguy 38 points 10 months ago

He’s perfectly capable of paying both. He doesn’t want to, and because he’s rich, he doesn’t have to. There is a reason billionaires end up with so much money, and fairly compensating other parties isn’t it.

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[-] dns 136 points 10 months ago

A company notorious for revenue problems and missing bill payments is definitely who I would want to enter a business relationship with. Where do I sign up?

[-] existential_crisis 52 points 10 months ago

And run by a guy notorious for not paying his bills

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[-] ghariksforge 133 points 10 months ago

Every time Elon begs for money, I donate to my Mastodon or Lemmy admins.

[-] [email protected] 59 points 10 months ago

You should be really wealthy, my friend.

[-] trigonated 55 points 10 months ago

Not for long, it seems. With all that donating.

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[-] croobat 121 points 10 months ago

Richest man in the world begging for pennies.

[-] Selmafudd 39 points 10 months ago

Yeah and his best offer is I promise I'll pay you what you're already being paid...

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[-] [email protected] 96 points 10 months ago

How can MrBeast post a 10-minute video on Twitter? Should he make a thread for a video? 😆 😆

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[-] [email protected] 90 points 10 months ago

Doesn't Elon hate trans people or whatever?

[-] foggy 88 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

Pretty sure Mr Beast is a company, not a person. I mean, we know who he is, but like, he isn't the guy managing millions of dollars.

Pretty sure they are a well oiled machine, still making ridiculous amount of money.

Asking them to come to your platform publicly like that would be like BC college asking the Red Sox to play a few games on their turf for funzies.

They wouldn't show up without a down payment equal to what they pull down on an average night at home.

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[-] tartan 74 points 10 months ago

Fuck Musk. He should do us all a favour and go suck on the tail end of one of “his” rockets.

[-] emax_gomax 63 points 10 months ago

All the jokes aside, it's still amazing the CEO over a year in doesn't even know how profitable being an user that drives engagement on the site is compared to a (I guess) competitor like youtube. He's just like we're as profitable as youtube for you, or if not we can be, like the guy knows nothing and is just throwing claims out there with no basis in reality or plan to follow through on them.

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[-] [email protected] 58 points 10 months ago

This looks so desperate

[-] ultimate_question 57 points 10 months ago

Interesting that he would try to use the potential number of views as a selling point while also publicly decimating the reach of Twitter posts lol

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[-] fross 55 points 10 months ago

Not sure elon could afford the cloud bills if mrbeast actually did that

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[-] puppy 54 points 10 months ago

Shouldn't Mr. Musk pay his server bills first?

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[-] Stach 49 points 10 months ago

No one would watch videos in GARBAGEp resolution when 1080p is right behind a corner on YT

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[-] Furbag 49 points 10 months ago

Even billionaires are begging MrBeast for shit now, lmao.

[-] KittyBitTees 49 points 10 months ago

Wish Twitter would just stop existing already. Why do people acknowledge the shitty owner of the site at all? Just keep this scum out the news. Easy.

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[-] [email protected] 48 points 10 months ago

Top bad Twitter's video player is very bad, and Twitter's but rate is very noticably worse than YouTube.

Also I don't watch Mr beast so I don't give a shit in the first place.

[-] [email protected] 53 points 10 months ago

You spelt "but rate" wrong. It should be "butt rate".

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[-] FlyingSquid 41 points 10 months ago

His new CEO is desperate as well.

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[-] [email protected] 41 points 10 months ago

Lmao elon is so thirsty, it’s hilarious

[-] 4am 40 points 10 months ago

“We’ll pay you!” - Guy famous for not paying Twitter bills

[-] Boris 38 points 10 months ago

Nobody's going to watch long form videos on Twitter as long as YouTube exists

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[-] [email protected] 37 points 10 months ago

Big 14 year old begging game dev to port gta to switch energy

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[-] KuchiKopi 35 points 10 months ago
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[-] eppic 35 points 10 months ago

Just when you thought he can't be any more embarrassing...

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