Elon Musk sets up automatic poop emoji for all press requests

Elon Musk sets up automatic poop emoji for all press requests


March 19, 2023 | 9:29 am

Twitter goes to s–t.

Owner Elon Musk offered a preview of his social network’s new media relations plan on Sunday, tweeting that journalists who contact the company’s press department will be greeted with a poop emoji.

His scatological strategy was not sarcastic or hyperbolic; an email request from The Post on Sunday morning was immediately responded to with the stomach-churning symbol, without words.

It’s not the first time Musk’s penchant for the unsavory symbol has sparked backlash.

Last year, he had to explain that his use of the deviant emoji in response to then-CEO Parag Agrawal indicated that he thought Agrawal’s claim that bots were endangering less than five percent of the network was “bs.”

The company had presented the tweet as part of a lawsuit alleging that Musk “breached his obligations” under the merger agreement entered into when he agreed to take over.

An automatic response after The Post contacted Twitter.

Musk had bought Twitter with a promise to promote free speech — in part in response to the network’s controversial ban on a 2020 Post article detailing the questionable overseas lobbying practices of soon-to-be son Hunter Biden.

The South African native then proceeded to briefly ban the accounts of some scribes who had reported on how to track the location of his private jet.

Late last year, Musk began releasing large volumes of corporate communications illustrating the network’s controversial procedure for moderating and suppressing information, beginning with the Post’s disclosure.

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