• Elon Musk said his team is going to do a 'random sample of 100 followers' of Twitter to see how many of the platform's users are actually bots

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Twitter announced last month it accepted Elon Musk's buyout offer. Picture Alliance/Getty Images
    Tesla and SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk said Friday his Twitter buyout was temporarily on hold.
    Musk said he will conduct his own research into how many Twitter users are fake accounts.
    Twitter said in a public filing this month less than 5% of users are fake or spam accounts.
    Elon Musk on Friday said he plans to conduct his own research to determine the amount of Twitter users that are actually bots before his purchase of the social media company continues. In a tweet sent early Friday morning...
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