Elon Musk, who plans to buy the social network Twitter, said that his team will check 100 accounts to identify fake ones among them. Yesterday, May 13, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced the suspension of the deal to buy Twitter. As he explained, it is necessary to find out what percentage of social network accounts are fake.
“To find out, my team will randomly check 100 Twitter followers. I suggest others do the same and see what they find…” Mr. Musk tweeted. He added that the first thousand users will not fall into a random sample, every tenth account will be selected for verification.
Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for $44 billion in April. The billionaire believes that the social network must regain the trust of users, including through the return to the freedom of speech platform. On the news of the suspension of the deal, Twitter shares fell 18%.
Read more about the deal in the material “Kommersant” “Microblogs promised freedom of speech.”
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