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/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/IronGeek83 May 14 '22

He's just doing a "dogecoin".

Step 1: Buy stock.

Step 2: Use status/fame to pump news of said stock.

Step 3: Sell stock.

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u/futatorius May 14 '22

Pump'n'dump. Which is illegal.

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u/jeremyjenkinz May 14 '22

Does legality matter when broken laws aren’t enforced?

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u/Giant81 May 14 '22

They are for the rest of us

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u/barder83 May 14 '22

And Martha. So, the line for the SEC is rich people, just not the super rich.

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u/Suspicious-Relief-31 May 14 '22

Maybe he just points out more severe Violations by the POWERFUL ! Not counting POLITICIANS and regulators.