Elon Musk puts Twitter deal on hold over spam accounts

Pending details over number of fake accounts

James Baxter-Derrington
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While the filing was released on 2 May, the Tesla CEO only tweeted the pause to the deal at 1045 BST today (13 May) and has yet to clarify further details.
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While the filing was released on 2 May, the Tesla CEO only tweeted the pause to the deal at 1045 BST today (13 May) and has yet to clarify further details.

Elon Musk has put his Twitter deal “temporarily on hold” after the platform released a filing estimating that spam or fake accounts represent less than 5% of users.

While the filing was released on 2 May, the Tesla CEO only tweeted the pause to the deal at 1046 BST / 0251 PST today (13 May) and has yet to clarify further details. The tweet read "Twitter deal temporarily...

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