Jimmy Fallon asks for help to take down Elon Musk #RIPJimmyFallon – The Hollywood Reporter

Jimmy Fallon asks for help to take down Elon Musk #RIPJimmyFallon – The Hollywood Reporter

Jimmy Fallon Not dead, and Jimmy Fallon wants people to know it.

A quirky hashtag, #RIPJimmyFallon, is trending Twitter Tuesday night The Tonight Show The host was enough, the CEO of the company called Elon Musk To download hashtags personally.

Earlier on Tuesday, Twitter launched a more mischievous element #RIPJimmyFallon, with users often posting hashtags with pictures of anyone other than Fallon.

Twitter users, especially those overseas, who were not in on the supposed joke were shocked and confused. tweeted a Korean user, “It came up as a hashtag, so I was surprised. Really. Oh, it’s funny. Because Mellon Musk fired all the people in the fact-checking department, now fake news can hit the market, hence the hashtag. Oh, it’s funny real #RIPJimmyFallon.”

Annoyed, Fallon tweeted, “Elon, can you fix this? #RIPJimmyFallon.” Musk, who has taken a highly personal approach to moderating content since taking over Twitter, has yet to respond to Fallon’s appeal.

Twitter’s current turmoil has seen an increase in disinformation on the platform, a situation complicated by Musk’s firing of a number of people involved in content moderation and those involved in fake accounts and fake news.

Last Thursday, an account using the name and logo of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Co. and bearing a blue “verified” checkmark tweeted, “We are now pleased to announce insulin free.” The fake tweet reportedly caused the pharma company’s stock to fall from $368 per share to $346, wiping out billions in market cap.

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