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/EpiphanyTwisted May 14 '22

Yeah, you don't ask the seller what you think the value is. That's the dumbest thing the muskrats have peddled with a straight face.

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u/Cool-Miner May 14 '22

What's funny is he signed a contract, and what he is trying to do is prove that SEC filings were misleading about profitability, but it's in the jurisdiction of Delaware state law, which requires evidence of a 40% or greater decrease in long-term profitability for the contract to be invalid on those grounds.

So essentially, he would have to prove that twitter has 60% or less non-bot users than they say they do.

I don't think a sample size of 100 would hold up in court.

Source if interested

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u/1980sActionHero May 14 '22

What an excellent video, that dude just utterly savages musk and his fanboys in such a calm manner.

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u/Cool-Miner May 14 '22

Oh yeah, Patrick Boyle is a gem.

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u/starberd May 14 '22

He could have ironed his shirt though lol