Citing ‘misinformation,’ Elton John says he’s quitting Twitter

By Toyin Owoseje | CNN

Elton John has become the latest celebrity to say they are leaving Twitter, following Elon Musk‘s takeover of the social media platform.

The 75-year-old star announced his departure from the social media platform on Friday, telling his 1.1 million Twitter followers: “All my life I’ve tried to use music to bring people together. Yet it saddens me to see how misinformation is now being used to divide our world.”

He added: “I’ve decided to no longer use Twitter, given their recent change in policy which will allow misinformation to flourish unchecked.”

CNN has contacted John’s representatives for further comment.

Musk, who had repeatedly questioned Twitter’s

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