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Elon Musk holds off on Twitter deal pending fake account data review

10 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Elon Musk announced that he has put his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter on hold pending a review of fake/spam account data.
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Elon Musk Says His Takeover of Twitter Is ‘On Hold.'

Elon Musk Says His Takeover of Twitter Is ‘On Hold.'

10 days ago   |   By NY Times

Mr. Musk said he wanted to confirm Twitter's findings that spam and fake accounts make up less than 5 percent of its users.
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Twitter CEO says he expects Musk deal to close but is 'prepared for all scenarios'

10 days ago   |   By Engadget

Hours after Elon Musk said his Twitter buyout is temporarily on hold , Twitter's CEO has said he still expects the deal to close, but “we need to be prepared for all scenarios.” In a series of tweets, Parag Agrawal didn't directly address Musk's earlier comments but he weighed in on yesterday's leadership shakeup, which resulted in the firing of two senior Twitter executives. The move had raised eyebrows not just because the two were popular longtime leaders at the company, but because many don't expect Agrawal to keep the CEO job after the acquisition is finalized. (Musk has said he has...
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Elon Musk says Twitter takeover is on hold but he's still committed to the acquisition

Elon Musk says Twitter takeover is on hold but he's still committed to the acquisition

10 days ago   |   By GSMArena

Remember when Elon Musk announced he was buying Twitter and that bombshell then reverberated across the social network for days on end? Well, today is another interesting day in this saga, as Musk revealed that the deal is "temporarily on hold", pending "details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts do indeed represent less than 5% of users".
If you're confused as to what he's talking about, a Reuters report came out earlier this month saying that Twitter itself estimates spam and fake accounts to comprise less than 5% of users. Now, however, Musk seems to be unconvinced that it's...
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