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Elon Musk puts Twitter bid on hold pending details on fake and spam accounts

11 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Elon Musk has put a temporary hold on his deal to buy Twitter, requesting details on claims that spam and fake account represent less than five percent of users.
Musk tweeted the news in the early morning hours Friday, linking to a May 2nd Reuters article detailing a Twitter filing of the fake and spam accounts.
"We have performed an internal review of a sample of accounts and estimate that the average of false or spam accounts during the first quarter of 2022 represented fewer than 5% of our mDAU during the quarter," Twitter's filing notes.
"The false or spam accounts for a period...
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Elon Musk Puts Twitter Deal On Hold: Here's Why

Elon Musk Puts Twitter Deal On Hold: Here's Why

11 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Elon Musk just announced that his acquisition of Twitter has been put on hold, for the moment, owing to one relatively fuzzy reason from the get-go.
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Twitter takeover temporarily on hold, says Elon Musk

Twitter takeover temporarily on hold, says Elon Musk

11 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Tesla owner says $44bn deal has been paused until he gets more information about fake accounts Elon Musk has said his $44bn takeover of Twitter is “temporarily on hold” after the social media platform claimed that fewer than 5% of its users were spam or fake accounts. The Tesla chief tweeted on Friday morning that the deal was being frozen while he awaited details supporting Twitter's assertion. In a subsequent tweet, Musk said he was “still committed to acquisition”, amid speculation that the world's richest man was about to walk away from the deal or seek a lower price.
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Elon Musk: Twitter deal 'temporarily on hold'

11 days ago   |   By Phys.org

Elon Musk said Friday that his plan to buy Twitter is "temporarily on hold" as he tries to pinpoint the exact number of spam and fake accounts on the social media platform, another twist amid signs of turmoil over the proposed $44 billion acquisition.
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Elon Musk's $44B Twitter Deal 'Temporarily On Hold' - CNET

11 days ago   |   By CNET

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO followed up by saying that he's "still committed to the acquisition."
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