The rivalry between tech leaders Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg has taken an intriguing twist as Musk issued a challenge to Zuckerberg and revealed plans to live-stream their upcoming “fight” as their companies, X and Meta, continue to compete in the digital arena.
Musk, the CEO of X, recently tweeted, “Am lifting weights throughout the day, preparing for the fight. Don’t have time to work out, so I just bring them to work,” in a light-hearted reference to their rivalry. He followed it up with another tweet, confirming, “Zuck v Musk fight will be live-streamed on 𝕏. All proceeds will go to charity for veterans.”
This exchange follows a series of playful interactions between the two moguls, which included Musk’s earlier proposal of a “cage fight” and Zuckerberg’s witty response asking for the location.
The tension between their companies escalated with Meta’s introduction of the Threads app, aimed to challenge Musk’s Twitter platform. This competition led to legal wrangling, with Twitter accusing Meta of stealing trade secrets and leveraging former Twitter employees in developing Threads.
Despite the legal backdrop, the rivalry between Musk and Zuckerberg continues to capture attention, combining business competition with a touch of humor. As the prospect of a live-streamed “fight” looms, their public interactions add a unique dimension to their ongoing contest for technological supremacy.