American Tennis Legends Andy Roddick and Martina Navratilova Mock Billionaire Elon Musk’s Twitter Algorithm After a Giant Follower Shake-up

Published 12/12/2022, 7:17 AM EST

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Several tennis stars have expressed their thoughts about the recent changes in Twitter and its CEO, Elon Musk. Martina Navratilova, the former American tennis ace, recently shared a sarcastic jibe yet again at Musk. Tennis legend Andy Roddick also shared his anguish over Twitter’s latest goof-up. Twitter has been facing many problems since its acquisition by Musk.

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Roddick shared his displeasure with his followers on Twitter. The former World No 1 didn’t like how the algorithm had messed up his social media profile. As a result of the new Twitter update, fans are already perplexed about the social media platform.

Martina Navratilova and many tennis elites share their sarcastic remarks on Twitter

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Andy Roddick recently expressed his displeasure with the influx of accounts he does not follow being forced into his timeline. Many fans and tennis players aren’t happy with social media’s algorithm. The recent update has met with a lot of backlash. Elon Musk paid $44 billion to buy Twitter, just a few weeks ago. Since then, Martina Navratilova has often mocked Musk for the new policy changes.

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Roddick was irritated that his Twitter wall was overrun with posts from anonymous accounts. The number of followers for many fans, athletes, and celebrities has abruptly changed. This has given fans plenty of material for theories.

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Fans pointed out how the new policy changes have forced many users to leave Twitter. They questioned whether Navratilova had left Twitter. In response, she sarcastically tweeted out, “I am still here:)”

Twitter has outlawed “bot accounts”, which are fictitious, automated accounts set up to artificially inflate a user’s follower count. Additionally, the platform had modified the enigmatic shadow ban regulations.

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Twitter will probably continue to experiment with its timeline because the algorithm has improved Twitter’s key metrics.

The legendary tennis veteran and her feud with Musk

Navratilova had previously expressed her displeasure with Elon Musk. Before the 2022 US midterm elections, he had endorsed the Republican Party. The four-time US Open champion thought Musk was hypocritical to ask people to support the Republicans. Back in April, the billionaire had urged Twitter to maintain its political neutrality.

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The 66-year-old had re-tweeted a tweet about Musk’s contradictory remarks. Since then, she has been in a lengthy tweet feud with the CEO of Tesla Motors. Let us know what you think about Navratilova and her feud with Musk in your comments below.

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Dr Aditya Raveendran Menon

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Aditya Menon is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. A dentist by profession, he developed an unbridled love for tennis from the moment his father introduced him to the sport. Watching Roger Federer dominate the ATP tour with his unique and effortless style played a pivotal role in pushing Aditya to write about tennis for national publications.
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