Musk wants to lower the price for the Twitter acquisition

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Elon Musk does not rule out the possibility of lower the price per the acquisition of Twitterexplaining that it all depends on the percentage of fake and bot accounts. And to the CEO of the company Parag Agrawal which explains the situation responds with the emoji “poop”.

Musk aims to lower the price of Twitter, between bots and emojis

At the Miami All-In Summit, Elon Musk explained that he doesn’t think the Twitter price cut is “out of the question.” After proposed $ 44 billion for the acquisition of the social network, Musk thinks that the value should be reduced due to the possible number of bot and fake accounts on the platform.

“It depends on several factors. Still waiting for some logical explanation of Twitter’s fake and spam account numbers. And Twitter refuses to tell us. This seems strange to me, ”Musk commented. “I mean, if you tell me ‘Ok, I’ll buy your house’ and you say that the house has less than 5% termites. This is an acceptable number. But if it turns out that c‘is 90% termites, it’s not OK “.

On the same social platform, the CEO of Twitter Parag Agrawal explained why it is complicated to determine the percentage of fake accounts. “The tricky challenge is that a lot of accounts that look superficially fake are actually real people. And some of the most dangerous spam accounts look absolutely real, ”the CEO explained in a series of responses to his tweet.

Musk has at first replied with only one “poopemoji. Then he reiterated: “So how do advertisers know what they’re getting for their money? This is critical to Twitter’s financial health ”.

Some commentators think Musk is trying with this controversy to lower the price or find a way to get out of the deal. without having to pay the billion dollar penalty. But at the moment understanding the truth about his intentions seems impossible. The agreement for Twitter seems final, but everything is back in discussion. We will keep you posted.