"My cell is..." Musk then added his number, and the tweet got out long enough for at least a few of his Twitter followers to call it before Musk deleted the tweet.
Elon Musk appears to have sent his private cell phone number to the world in an errant Twitter message meant for Oculus CTO John Carmack. In a tweet directed at Facebook-owned Oculus' chief technology officer Carmack, Musk wrote: "Do you have a sec to talk?". Those include the electric-car maker Tesla, rocket company SpaceX, artificial intelligence researcher OpenAI, brain-computer interface developer Neuralink and tunnel digger The Boring Company.
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"By the Gods you've done it", the message starts.
The recording is from the Playstation God of War video game, one of two secret recordings that can be accessed by finding hidden phone numbers in the game. You might, though probably not, find a friend in him.
If you ever wanted to directly get in touch with SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, you just missed your chance.