Earlier, Meta co-founder Mark Zuckerberg agreed to fight Tesla CEO Elon Musk in jiu-jitsu in a cage after social media pressure.

In what has been described as the biggest jiu-jitsu match of the century, Meta Platforms (NASDAQ: META) co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk put their physical strengths on the line. Agreed to lock each other in the contest. . The fight was ostensibly sparked after Mario Naufal, CEO of Web3 incubator platform IBC Group, highlighted the competitive nature of Twitter and Meta in the social media industry. But Musk’s mother Maye Musk, widely known for her career as a model and nutritionist, canceled the fight before it became a reality.

May, in particular, stressed via Twitter that the match had been called off due to the large number of people cheering for both sides. In a video podcast, Musk joked about how his weight helped him win fights despite Zuckerberg’s jiu-jitsu skills.

“I actually canceled the fight. emphasized.

Interestingly, Musk responded with an emoji of a face and tears of joy, but his followers had mixed reactions. Joe Rogan will reportedly be used as a potential referee in a UFC-style cage fight between Musk and Zuckerberg. UFC president Dana White has already confirmed that he has spoken to both Elon and Zuckerberg, suggesting they are serious. May, however, insisted that the two should fight only with words or through armchairs.

“I’m not kidding. Fight with words only. In armchairs. 4 feet apart. Funniest wins,” she said in a tweet.

Twitter vs Meta

While Twitter is a privately held company acquired by Musk late last year for around $44 billion, Metaplatforms is the Family of Apps (FoA) and Reality Lab (RL) division that includes Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and more. Notably, Meta’s current value is around $730.19 billion, and Friday’s stock market is up about 133% year-to-date, trading at about $280.

While the two social media entities have been vying for the most online advertisers, Musk has set himself apart through free speech through Twitter’s newest CEO Linda Yaccarino, former chairman of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal Media. took a stand.

As of March, Meta Platforms noted that its family of apps had about 3.81 billion monthly active users. Facebook alone reports approximately 2.99 billion monthly active users (MAUs) as of March 31, 2023. reportZuckerberg argued that the company is focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) to ensure future growth prospects.


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