Elon Musk Calls Out Twitter on 'Suspicious' Behavior, Mulls Over New Condition To Cut Down Cost of Bid

Elon Musk’s battle against the Twitter bots doesn’t appear to be mitigating anytime soon.

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The billionaire, who put a bid on Twitter for an estimated $44 billion, said last week that his deal could not “move forward” unless Twitter ran an honest audit on what percentage of Twitter accounts are bots and spam account.

Per an Q1 2022 earnings report, Twitter estimated that less than 5% of all users were bots and spam accounts, a number that Musk has questioned though he has not received a response or explanation as to how the number was calculated from Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.


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