Earlier, Meta co-founder Mark Zuckerberg had agreed to a Jiu-Jitsu combat in a cage with Tesla CEO Elon Musk following social media stress.
In what was described to be the largest Jiu-Jitsu combat of the century, Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ: META) co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk had agreed to lock one another in a bodily contest. The combat was ostensibly triggered by Mario Nawfal, CEO of Web3 incubator platform IBC Group, after highlighting the aggressive nature between Twitter and Meta within the social media business. Nonetheless, Musk’s mom Maye Musk – popularly identified for her mannequin and dietitian profession – canceled the combat earlier than it even materialized.
Notably, Maye emphasised the combat was canceled via Twitter as extra folks cheered on both facet. In a video podcast, Musk joked about how his physique mass may assist him win the combat regardless that Zuckerberg may have the abilities in Jiu Jitsu.
“Really, I canceled the combat. I haven’t instructed them but. However I’ll proceed to say the combat is canceled, simply in case..,” she emphasized.
Apparently, Musk replied with an emoji of face and tears of pleasure, which prompted combined reactions from the followers. Reportedly, the cage combat that was to be undertaken via a UFC model between Musk and Zuckerberg would use Joe Rogan as a possible referee. Already, UFC President Dana White had confirmed that he had spoken to each Elon and Zuckerberg and indicated that they’re severe. Nonetheless, Maye insisted that the 2 ought to combat in phrases solely or via an armchair.
“No joking. Battle with phrases solely. In armchairs. 4 ft aside. The funniest particular person wins,” she famous in a tweet.
Twitter vs Meta
Whereas Twitter is a non-public firm that was acquired by Musk late final yr with roughly $44 billion, Meta Platforms is a Household of Apps (FoA) and Actuality Labs (RL) segments together with Fb, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp, amongst others. Notably, Meta is at present valued at roughly $730.19 billion with its inventory market up roughly 133 p.c YTD to commerce round $280 on Friday.
The 2 social media entities have been competing on acquiring the very best variety of on-line advertisers, however Musk via the most recent Twitter CEO, Linda Yaccarino, a former international promoting and partnerships chairperson at NBCUniversal Media, has taken a unique stance by way of free speech.
As of March, Meta Platforms famous that its household of apps recorded month-to-month lively folks of about 3.81 billion. Fb alone reported month-to-month lively customers (MAUs) of about 2.99 billion as of March 31, 2023. Through the Q1 report, Zuckerberg insisted that the corporate is concentrated on synthetic intelligence (AI) to make sure future progress prospects.
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