musk: Elon Musk says Twitter’s algorithm ‘manipulating users’

SAN FRANCISCO: Tech billionaire Elon Musk on Sunday said that microblogging site Twitter’s algorithm might be manipulating users and also suggested a solution for that. Musk, in a series of tweets, mentioned that it is very important to fix the Twitter feed and shared how it can be done. “You are being manipulated by the … Read more

Tesla, Twitter Shares Drop As Elon Musk’s Legal Issues Grow – CBS Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Shares of Tesla and Twitter have tumbled this week as investors deal with the fallout and potential legal issues surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his $44 billion bid to buy the social media platform. Of the two, Musk’s electric vehicle company has fared worse, with its stock down almost 16% so … Read more

Elon Musk has wrong approach to count fakes, spam on Twitter: experts

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent Twitter shares tumbling on Friday when he said he was going to put his $44 billion acquisition of the social network “on hold” while he researched the proportion of fake and spam accounts on the platform. Though Musk later clarified that he remains committed to the deal, he continued to … Read more

Elon Musk says his team ‘will do a sample of 100 Twitter followers’ to see how many are bots

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his team are preparing their own audit of 100 Twitter followers to check how many are bots and spam accounts. Earlier, citing a week-old regulatory filing from Twitter, Musk claimed that he wanted to pause the deal to verify that false or spam accounts represented fewer than 5 per cent … Read more

Elon Musk Puts Twitter Buy On Hold, Casting Doubt On $44B Deal – CBS Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla billionaire Elon Musk has put his plan to buy Twitter on temporary hold, raising fresh doubts about whether he’ll proceed with the $44 billion acquisition. Musk tweeted early Friday that he wanted to pinpoint the number of spam and fake accounts on the social media platform. He has been vocal about … Read more

Elon Musk can’t just walk away from Twitter deal by paying $1 billion

Musk’s plan to buy Twitter has worried policymakers around the world. Joe Skipper | Reuters Elon Musk can’t just walk away from his deal to acquire Twitter by paying an agreed-upon $1 billion breakup fee. It’s not that simple. Musk tweeted Friday that he has decided to put his acquisition of Twitter “on hold” as … Read more

Twitter CEO expects Musk deal to close but preparing for all scenarios

Parag Agrawal named Twitter CEO on Nov 29th, 2021. Courtesy: Twitter Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal said friday that he still expects the sale to Elon Musk to go through, but he’s continuing to run the company in case it doesn’t. “While I expect the deal to close, we need to be prepared for all scenarios … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter deal on hold pending details on fake accounts

Elon Musk, during an event at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, US, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Bloomberg/Getty Elon Musk announced Friday that his Twitter deal is on hold until he receives more information about how many fake accounts there are on the social media platform. In a follow-up tweet around two hours later, Musk … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter deal is “temporarily on hold” as he probes spam and fake accounts

London— Elon Musk said Friday that his planned $44 billion purchase of Twitter is “temporarily on hold” pending details on spam and fake accounts on the social media platform, another twist amid signs of internal turmoil over the proposed acquisition. In a tweet, the Tesla billionaire linked to a Reuters story from May 2 citing … Read more

Elon Musk: Twitter takeover ‘temporarily on hold’ amid spam, fake accounts on platform – National

Elon Musk said Friday that his planned US$44 billion purchase of Twitter is “temporarily on hold” pending details on spam and fake accounts on the social media platform, another twist amid signs of internal turmoil over the proposed acquisition. In a tweet, the Tesla billionaire linked to a Reuters story from May 2 citing a … Read more