“Not sure” of being able to redeem Twitter, Elon Musk has a mysterious plan B

Very active on Twitter where he has nearly 82 million subscribers, the boss of Tesla made a remarkable entry into the capital of the company at the beginning of last week by acquiring 73.5 million ordinary shares of the company. He had been offered a seat on the board but finally refused it on Sunday, … Read more

Elon Musk remains ‘committed’ to buying Twitter after suspending acquisition

He wants more clarity on the subject. Elon Musk announced on Friday, May 13, that he was pausing the takeover of Twitter. “The Twitter agreement is temporarily suspended pending details supporting the calculation that spam/fake accounts indeed represent less than 5% of users”, tweeted the boss of Tesla and SpaceX, without giving further explanation. He, … Read more

Elon Musk says he is ready to reinstate Donald Trump on Twitter

Published on : 05/10/2022 – 23:56 Businessman Elon Musk, who will buy Twitter for $44 billion, said on Tuesday he intended to reverse the ban of former US President Donald Trump from the social network. He considers this permanent suspension “morally bad”. Elon Musk has set himself up as a fierce defender of freedom of … Read more

At Elon Musk’s South African high school, students fascinated by the entrepreneur

Published on : 05/10/2022 – 20:56 Having made his fortune in the United States, Elon Musk was first a child of Pretoria. The South African was born there in June 1971 and did part of his studies there. He studied at Pretoria Boys’ High School, a century-old institution from which two Nobel Prize winners were … Read more

Elon Musk wants to lift Trump’s Twitter ban

The former US president was banned from the platform in January 2021, ten days before the end of his term. Elon Musk said on Tuesday that if he took control of Twitter, he would lift the permanent suspension of Donald Trump’s account decided after the Capitol attack, saying it was a decision “morally bad” and … Read more

Takeover of Twitter: Elon Musk wants to reassure the EU on content moderation

He would have bought Twitter, according to him, to defend freedom of expression. On April 25, after several weeks of negotiations, Elon Musk took control of the blue bird social network, for the colossal sum of around 44 billion dollars (40 billion euros). The boss of Tesla and SpaceX, incidentally the richest man in the … Read more

Elon Musk aims to quintuple Twitter revenue by 2028

The plan presented to investors plans to quadruple the audience and develop subscriptions. The management of Twitter has never been able to increase the number of users of the social network or monetize them well? This does not scare its new owner, Elon Musk, who says he is ready to take up the challenge. The … Read more

Elon Musk: an economic model in question

Published on : 05/06/2022 – 15:31 He is the man who is talked about so much in the four corners of the planet, and who hit hard by announcing for 44 billion dollars the acquisition of Twitter, this now essential social network, including for economic circles. With more than 90 million followers on Twitter, the … Read more

Elon Musk raises $7 billion to buy Twitter

Published on : 05/06/2022 – 08:17 Elon Musk says he is in discussions to bring more investors into the takeover of Twitter. Nearly 20 of them will put their hands in their pockets, including high-flying personalities in the business world and even a cryptocurrency exchange platform, which Elon Musk and his libertarian spirit praises the … Read more

“Elon Musk, a freedom of expression absolutist”, Ludwig Siegele (The Economist)

Business and tech journalist for The Economist, Ludwig Siegele returns to the main topics of the week. Elon Musk financing the takeover of Twitter by selling millions of Tesla shares. The subject is first and foremost that of freedom of expression. Elon Musk is an absolutist. He thinks content moderation has become too strict and … Read more