Elon Musk’s Twitter deal has been paused but the billionaire billionaire hasn’t stopped tweeting and for one of those tweets where he revealed the bot’s sample size, Elon Musk also got a call from Twitter’s legal team.
CEO of Tesla Elon Musk whose $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter was temporarily put on hold, giving his followers three easy steps to “fix” their Twitter feed. The billionaire said, “You are manipulated by the algorithm in ways you don’t realize. It’s easy to switch back and forth to see the difference.” According to a Securities and Exchange Commission report, Elon Musk was not allowed to tweet about his Twitter acquisition if it detracts from the company or any of its representatives.
So, what are these three steps suggested by Elon Musk?
1. Press the “Home” button
2. Click on the stars at the top right of the screen
3. Select ‘Recent Tweets’.
“This message was brought to you by the Illuminati,” Elon Musk added sarcastically.
While Elon Musk continues his habit of tweeting at random, Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey has chosen to respond to Elon Musk’s apparent complaint about the Twitter algorithm. In response to Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey said the algorithm is simply designed to “save time when you’ve been away from the app for a while. Pulling to refresh also reverses the chronology.”
Elon Musk’s Twitter deal has been temporarily suspended due to spam/fake accounts. Twitter said the wrong or spam accounts represented less than 5% of monetized daily active users. The Elon Musk team will randomly sample 100 Twitter followers to learn more about fake accounts. Revealing the sample size put Elon Musk in soup as he received a call from legal Twitter accusing him of violating a non-disclosure agreement. “It really happened,” Elon Musk tweeted in disbelief.
“Whoever thought owning liberals would be cheap never tried to take over a social media company…at least, that’s what liberals think lol,” Musk wrote on Twitter.
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