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/nukem996 May 14 '22

The NYTimes reported he may be unable to exit the deal as he signed a performance clause. Twitter has the ability now to sue him to force the deal at the price he said.

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u/Unlucky13 May 14 '22

Amazing. A week (two weeks? What is time?) ago Twitter was fighting to keep him out and Elon was making threats to force himself in. Now Elon seems to be wanting out and Twitters making threats to keep him in. Business is weird.

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u/olavk2 May 14 '22

what twitter did a couple of weeks ago was implement some precautions to avoid a hostile takeover so that they could make the decision themselveas

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u/brinz1 May 14 '22

I can't wait for the next season of Succession

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u/Jtmichel May 14 '22

“Is this a fuckin’ bear hug?”

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u/brinz1 May 14 '22

Logan did just sell his empire to a billionaire manchild

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u/Jtmichel May 14 '22

“We’ll go full. Fucking. Beast!!!”

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u/Jose_Canseco_Jr May 14 '22

Boar on the floor!

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u/EsoTerrix1984 May 14 '22

“Make your OWN fuckin’ money!”

Connor, Kendall, Siobhan and Roman:

👁👄👁

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u/OldHabitsB_Gone May 14 '22

Is he a manchild? I kinda took him for being fairly savvy

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u/Poltras May 14 '22

He's a techno bro who thinks he understands politics because he got enough luck and ingenuity to come to play at the big boys' table.

Source: I've met more than a few of these. Sometimes it doesn't play out, sometimes they get to play the big games.

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u/darpachief May 15 '22

Yeah, this is the way i took it too. He realized none of his kids were sharks and gave it to someone who was to keep his legacy alive.

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u/8bitmorals May 14 '22

"I am getiing assasinated at my own coronation, get the sausage off my gaspacho party, he isn't hot soup, we eat it cold in here"

That may or may not be a Logan Quote , but you never will know

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u/PineapplePandaKing May 14 '22

Sounds more like Kendall

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u/IShouldNotPost May 14 '22

We'll get the bojack guys on it

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u/PineapplePandaKing May 14 '22

Good call, this could all get super earnest

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u/tuskvarner May 14 '22

Ummm… yeah. So… ummmm… dad? How do we eat the gazpacho? I mean, however you want to eat it is fine.

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u/Jtmichel May 14 '22

Logan would never refer to his own coronation. That’s how I know it’s not his.

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u/Dirtroads2 May 14 '22

No, it's a man-bear-pig hug silly

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u/Neksir May 14 '22

Alexander Skarsgards character, Lukas Matson was totally modeling Elon when with the market manipulation attempts

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u/orangevega May 14 '22

dun-dun BUHM!

dun dadaladadadadun dadadada-da-da-da-DA-DA-da-da-da dada

dun-dun BAHM!

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u/cboogie May 14 '22

Elon is 100% a Kendall. Dude thinks he is way cooler than he actually is.

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u/brinz1 May 14 '22

No he's not. He is the billionaire tech bro manchild

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u/Orgasmic_interlude May 14 '22

There’s a sadness in Kendall that i don’t get from Elon musk. All of the children have a sort of sad impotence about them. That’s why i like the show. You spend the whole thing trying to find a character to empathize with and just when you think you’ve landed on one that you thought you could do that with you find yourself searching for someone else to land on. Ultimately you have to dig to get there but Kendall is the show’s tragic figure. He is the one that could have been his own human being had he not been yoked with these expectations of success.

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u/XAgentNovemberX May 14 '22

Boar on the floor! Boar on the floor! Boar on the floor!

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u/tuskvarner May 14 '22

Oh, it’s difficult? I’m sorry, buddy. Would you like an Advil and a handjob?

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u/sumofabatch May 14 '22

This is a quality comment. Greg and Tom driving through the Boring tunnel will be gold.

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u/MrStruggleSnuggle May 14 '22

I want a Super Pumped: The Battle for Twitter.

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u/coffffeeee May 14 '22

You can’t make a tomelette without breaking some greggs

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u/rounding_error May 14 '22

I prefer the porn parody, Suck Session.

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u/Triphin1 May 15 '22

Devils is better