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Twitter suspends account for tracking Elon Musk private jet

Twitter jas suspended an account that tracked Elon Musk’s private jet for violating unspecified Twitter rules.

The @ElonJet account had more than half a million followers.

The account owner Jack Sweeney, aged 20, used flight tracking information to tweet every time Mr Musk’s jet took off and landed.

Mr Sweeney confirmed on his personal Twitter account on Wednesday that the profile had been suspended.It comes a month after Mr Musk bought Twitter for $44 bn this year and- pledged to keep the account running even though it was a “direct personal safety risk”.

BBC reports, that Mr Musk had long taken issue with the account, branding it a “direct personal safety risk”, and had reportedly offered Mr Sweeney $5,000 to delete it.

Writing by Chinasa Ossai, Omotola Oguneye