Elon Musk remains ‘committed’ to buying Twitter after suspending acquisition

He wants more clarity on the subject. Elon Musk announced on Friday, May 13, that he was pausing the takeover of Twitter. “The Twitter agreement is temporarily suspended pending details supporting the calculation that spam/fake accounts indeed represent less than 5% of users”, tweeted the boss of Tesla and SpaceX, without giving further explanation. He, however, claimed to be “always engaged” to take control of the platform.

The boss of Tesla and SpaceX, who signed a 44 billion dollar (40 billion euro) agreement to buy the social network from the blue bird, has always explained that one of his priorities was to remove “spam bots” from Twitter. The richest man in the world – at the head of a fortune of 219 billion euros – explained that he wanted to authenticate users and increase transparency without specifying how he intended to implement this project.


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