Minutes later, the SpaceX founder followed up his tweet with a Spongebob Squarepants meme calling out YouTube for not moderating the number of spam ads despite the social media platform's censoring of swear words.
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It's no surprise Musk is calling out YouTube, the billionaire has campaigned against bot and spam accounts on Twitter.
In Musk's initial SEC filing, he cited his desire to take the company private in order to maintain itself as a free speech platform. Later, Musk told the public and investors part of the platform's maintenance would be to reduce the number of fake accounts.
Twitter says less than five percent of Twitter users are spam or bot accounts but Musk and others have claimed that number to be much higher.
The number of spam advertisements on social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and more has risen in the past couple of years.
Despite YouTube not allowing users to upload content that uses "deceptive practices" or "content where the main purpose is to trick others into leaving YouTube for another site" many find misleading advertisements on the page.
Google, which owns YouTube, states in its advertisement policy that advertisers may not run "ads, content, or destinations that attempt to trick or circumvent our ad review processes."
In response to Musk's tweet, other Twitter users echoed the frustration. YouTuber Mr. Beast replied to Musk explaining how scammers have used his face to trick users.
\u201c@elonmusk I\u2019ve gotten fake ads of me giving away money at least a thousand times and feel bad for the hundreds of thousands of people that have been scammed :/ \n\nI\u2019ve been screaming at them for forever to figure this out\u201d