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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2022, 12:45:47 PM »
Musk playing with charging corporations and government to Tweet.
https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/4/23056524/elon-musk-twitter-business-plans-charging-governments-corporations

I want to say charge politicians and PACs but that probably isn't a good idea.

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #16 on: May 10, 2022, 10:55:01 PM »
Audio of Twitter all-employee conference call leaked
https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/27/twitter-leaked-all-hands-call/

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #17 on: May 17, 2022, 03:26:12 PM »
Bravado and bad business acumen leave Musk facing a $1B penalty for his Twitter fiasco

https://boingboing.net/2022/05/17/bravado-and-bad-business-acumen-leave-musk-facing-a-1b-penalty-for-his-twitter-fiasco.html

It would appear Musk waived his right to due diligence in his offer.  So bot count does not matter. 

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2022, 09:07:26 PM »
I really do not understand this purchase.  Musk should be busy enough with Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink and Boring.  This is like the opposite of too many people digging a whole in the ground.

Maybe it just comes down to him wanting to say what ever the hell he wants without anyone being able to shut him down?

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #19 on: May 18, 2022, 01:13:54 PM »
I hope he doesn't buy it but Debbie says he's right to question the bot count.

More than 23% of Elon Musk's Twitter followers are spam or fake accounts, research groups say (businessinsider.com)

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #20 on: May 18, 2022, 05:36:55 PM »
I really do not understand this purchase.

This won't work well in writing, but here goes. How do you spell megalomania? M-U-S-K.

I've been so out of the social media thing for so long, I really don't even know how most of it works. What is the purpose of all of these Twitter bots? Is it all just affiliate link drops? How do bots make money? Are there incentives other than money?

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2022, 11:03:15 PM »
Elon Musk notifies Twitter he is terminating deal (cnbc.com)


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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2022, 07:35:16 PM »

Drastic

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #24 on: October 04, 2022, 06:37:09 PM »

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #25 on: October 05, 2022, 03:07:02 AM »
Yet another front to pull money out of Tesla?

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #26 on: October 05, 2022, 09:01:30 AM »
> back on

Crud, now it's going to be even more drama on Twitter than before.

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #27 on: October 21, 2022, 07:31:56 PM »
Report: Elon Musk plans to cut 75% of Twitter workforce - ABC News

https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/report-elon-musk-plans-cut-75-twitter-workforce-91857677

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #28 on: October 21, 2022, 08:15:23 PM »
Not that Twitter is any prize, but this is not going to go well.

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Re: Musk offers to buy Twitter
« Reply #29 on: October 28, 2022, 05:56:05 AM »
This is going to be like Murdock and MySpace.

I give it two years tops.