Musk’s ‘Buyer’s Remorse’ Won’t Get Him Out of Twitter Deal

Elon Musk has sharply disagreed with Twitter’s assessment on bots. Elon Musk formally and forcefully revived his assertion that Twitter Inc. has a serious bot problem, and threatened to walk away from his deal to buy the company if the social network doesn’t do more to prove its users are real people. Legal experts widely … Read more

Twitter’s bot problem: Musk’s latest comments to Parag Agrawal’s defence, everything to note

Just what percentage of users on Twitter are ‘fake’ or ‘bots’? That’s the multi-billion dollar question right now, with Elon Musk hinting at a lower price for the deal, given he’s not convinced about the company’s user base. In fact, he has said that “fake users make up 20 per cent of all Twitter accounts.” … Read more

Elon Musk’s grand vision for Twitter faces reality check in Asia

For all the furor about which way Elon Musk might tilt US political discourse emerges after getting the keys to Twitter Inc, his biggest challenges may across the Pacific. Asia, home to more than half the world’s population, is Twitter’s biggest growth opportunity and arguably a far thornier challenge. If the Tesla Inc. And SpaceX … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter Goals Face Reality Check In India, China

Asia is Twitter’s biggest growth opportunity and arguably a far thornier challenge. (File) For all the furor about which way Elon Musk might tilt US political discourse emerges after getting the keys to Twitter Inc, his biggest challenges may across the Pacific. Asia, home to more than half the world’s population, is Twitter’s biggest growth … Read more

musk: Elon Musk’s big plans for Twitter: What we know so far

PROVIDENCE: Tesla CEO Elon Musk has laid out some bold, if still vague, plans for transforming Twitter into a place of “maximum fun” once he buys the social media platform for $44 billion and takes it private. But enacting what at the moment are little more than a mix of vague principles and technical details … Read more

Elon Musk’s ties to China could create headaches for Twitter

When Elon Musk opened a Tesla factory in Shanghai in 2019, the Chinese government welcomed him with billions of dollars’ worth of cheap land, loans, tax breaks and subsides. “I really think China is the future,” Musk cheered. Tesla’s road since then has been lucrative, with a quarter of the company’s revenue in 2021 coming … Read more

‘Take the money…and run’: Musk’s quick deal for Twitter highlights weaknesses

To understand the speed with which Twitter’s board accepted Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout offer, look no further than the dim view Wall Street holds over Twitter’s ability to reach lofty financial goals announced after demands by activist investor Elliott Management in 2020.When Twitter reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, analysts expect user growth to … Read more

Elon Musk’s Twitter: How his free speech argument could play out in India

Now that the world’s wealthiest person with a reputation for unpredictable comments and inscrutable politics is owner of Twitterhow might the microblogging site that is a favorite of politicians in India — Prime Minister Narendra Modi, almost his entire Cabinet, and most Chief Ministers included — change? Musk’s great stress on free speech foretells dissonance … Read more

A Timeline Of Elon Musk’s Takeover Of Twitter

Elon Musk said he will prioritize free speech on the site and add new features. Twitter users woke up April 4 and found the words “Elon” and “Elon Musk” trending on the site – not because the world’s richest, most-followed businessman had caused a stir with his futuristic companies, but because he’d disclosed a major … Read more

Why we should care about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover bid

My Twitter is pretty much complete nonsense at this point.” This April 2019 tweet came from the man who is now willing to fork out $43 billion to buy all of Twitter. Other rich men aim rockets skywards for their private moments of zero gravity; the world’s richest man, Elon Musk, is aiming for his … Read more