Elon Musk Twitter Deal: Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been making headlines for the acquisition of Twitter for a long time. Meanwhile, now the Twitter deal regarding fake and spam accounts does not seem to be progressing at the moment. While on the one hand, Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal says about the spam account on Twitter, that there are less than 5 percent fake accounts on the social networking site. Elon Musk estimates that there are more than 20 percent of fake accounts on Twitter.
Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk on Tuesday questioned Twitter’s claim that more than 95 percent of daily active users on the microblogging site are real via a poll. Musk wrote on his Twitter handle, “Twitter claims that over 95% of daily active users are real, unique human beings. Does anyone have any experience with this?”
20% account fake: Elon Musk
At present, there is a war between Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal and Elon Musk over the spam account on Twitter. Earlier, Musk has made it clear that the Twitter acquisition deal will go ahead only if spam accounts on the microblogging site are less than 5 percent. Elon Musk says that out of about 229 million accounts on Twitter, at least 20 percent are being operated by ‘spam bots’. Which is 4 times more than Twitter’s claim or can be even more.
Visible commitment to buy Twitter
Let us tell you that on Friday, Musk stirred up a tweet, when he said that his plans to buy Twitter have been temporarily put on hold due to the fake account. After which in a tweet he made it clear that this is a temporary halt, he is still committed to buying Twitter.
Tesla shares fall
Meanwhile, on Monday, Twitter’s shares saw a jump of just over 8 percent and closed at $ 37.39. At the same time, Tesla’s stock saw a fall of 6 percent on Monday. Tesla shares closed down on Monday at $724.37.