The announcement, made on Twitter, sent the internet into a frenzy, with users around the world eager to see if the AI could really outsmart Zak.
Musk’s latest brainchild is said to be a response to Zuckerberg’s continued dominance over the digital world. “It’s time to innovate and elevate,” Musk declared in a follow-up tweet, adding that the Tesla bot’s “lifelike features and superior intelligence” will revolutionize Facebook and help the company become more “human.”
“Zuk 2.0,” as the Tesla bot has been informally dubbed, is said to have advanced artificial intelligence capabilities that far exceed those of its creator.
Some insiders also suggest that the bot has the ability to “feel emotions” and develop “true empathy,” which have long been missing from the tech industry, and especially from Zuckerberg himself.
Social media users, who have spent years criticizing Zuckerberg’s seemingly robotic manner, were quick to embrace the idea of a Tesla bot takeover.
One Twitter user rightly quipped, “If we can’t get a human Zuckerberg, at least we can get a robot that sort of works.” Memes featuring the Tesla bot and Zuckerberg flooded the Internet, with many jokingly referring to the bot as “Zuckerbot”.
The idea of replacing Zuckerberg with a Tesla bot may sound absurd, but it has struck a chord with many who feel Facebook’s leadership could use a shakeup.
Some have even begun to question whether the bot could do a better job of addressing the many privacy scandals, data breaches and ethical concerns that have plagued the social media giant over the years.
In a press conference, Musk allayed these concerns by demonstrating the bot’s unique capabilities. He explained that the Tesla bot’s AI is programmed to prioritize users’ well-being and has a built-in “moral compass” to prevent misuse of personal data.
Additionally, the bot’s transparency feature allows users to see how their data is being used, in contrast to Facebook’s opaque privacy policies.
However, not everyone is thrilled with the idea of a robotic CEO. Critics argue that entrusting a machine with the responsibility of leading a company sets a dangerous precedent.
He warned that the Tesla bot’s ability to make autonomous decisions could lead to a loss of accountability and human oversight.
Despite the controversy, Elon Musk is steadfast in his mission to replace Zuckerberg with his state-of-the-art Tesla bot. As the founder of Facebook, it remains to be seen whether he will welcome this potential successor or continue to resist the wave of change brought about by the technological revolution.
Meanwhile, the world eagerly awaits the day “Zuck 2.0” takes the helm at Facebook, ushering in a new era of technological advancement and, perhaps, a more “human” social media experience.