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Apr 14, 2022 8 min read

Twitter is Musk's Playground. Now He Wants To Buy It

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Elon Musk is a "free speech zealot." He's talked about building a platform but now it seems he wants to buy one instead. Twitter is his target. It's been an extraordinary couple of weeks in the Musk/Twitter okey-cokey. Many questions remain unanswered.




Musk Has Twitter In His Sights

Playground:  The world's richest man-child, Elon Musk, has Twitter in his sights. And he wants to buy if for $39 billion!

Last week, as news broke that Musk had been secretly buying up Twitter stock, I wrote this article. A week ago the focus was on 2 things;

  • would the SEC and disgruntled shareholders go after Musk for blatantly ignoring the securities and trading rules?
  • And, would Musk be the kick-up-the-backside that Twitter needs to fix its broken business model and realise the potential of its global brand?

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