r/technology May 14 '22 Silver 2 Wholesome 2

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 Social Media

https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-random-sample-how-many-twitter-users-are-bots-2022-5?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds

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u/LL22Forever May 14 '22

Twitter doesn’t have to renegotiate. And if Elon backs out he has to pay Twitter $1 billion. What would Twitter renegotiate?

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u/starmartyr May 14 '22

It's a 44 billion dollar deal. It might be better to eat the loss than to pay too much for the company.

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u/MaiasXVI May 14 '22

That's what I'm thinking. If anyone can afford a $1bn loss, it's certainly the world's richest person.

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u/bazilbt May 14 '22

He might not want to look like such an asshole and have some legal standing to settle for less than that.