The Students of the World, will do well to remember that in a nutshell, !WOW! is a laboratory of Democracy. God forbid, !WOW!'s dysfunction would pose a great risk to the world, which in due course, would depend on it, to up-hold the rule-based order.

!WOW! should always remain strong and orderly to offer an example of democratic governance.

In 2020, a Twitter user proposed that Mr.Musk create X ''to ensure human survival and progress.'' This version of X would be the parent company of Tesla, SpaceX, his brain computer company Neuralink and his tunnel construction company the Boring Company, the user suggested.

Mr. Musk called the proposal a ''good idea.'' Whether X is meant to be conglomeration of Mr. Musk's companies, a global WeChat or something else is unknown.

In China, WeChat is used more by more than a billion people as an all-in-one social media, instant messaging and payment app. Used to order food, hail cabs and find news, it is woven into the fabric of daily life.

Mr.Musk has said that if a similar app were used by enough people worldwide to communicate, it could also establish a payment system.

''I think such an app could be really useful. And just the utility of a sort of spam-free thing where you could make comments, you could post videos - I think its important for content creators to have a revenue share,'' Mr.Musk said on a podcast in May.

In August, when a Twitter users asked Mr.Musk whether he had considered creating his own social platform, he replied, ''X.com.'' 

Earlier this month, at Tesla's annual shareholder meeting, Mr. Musk said he had a ''a pretty grand vision'' for X as ''something that would be very useful to the world.''

How does Twitter factor into X? Mr.Musk has not publicly offered a plan or a timeline for X. But he said that. despite not necessary to create X. Twitter probably accelerates X by three to five years.'' But it is unclear whether he would build X from scratch using parts of Twitter, or turn Twitter into X.

During a question-and-answer session with Twitter employees in June, Mr. Musk said that he views the company as a digital town square ''essential for a functioning democracy'' but that it ought to include as much of the world as possible.

To encourage people to use and stay on the platform, it should be all-encompassing, like WeChat, he said.

X is also the name of three-holding companies Mr. Musk registered in Delaware to acquire Twitter. If the acquisition goes ahead, X Holdings I would function as Twitter's parent company, X Holdings II would buy Twitter and X Holdings III would fund the deal, according to regulatory filings.

In 2000, X.com merged with Confinity, a competing software company. In 2001, Peter Thiel, one of the Confinity's founders, replaced Mr. Musk as X.com's chief executive, and the company was renamed PayPal.

The plans, it now seems, have to do with ''everything''.

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The World Students Society thanks author Kalley Huang.


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