Elon Musk on Saturday challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal—on Twitter—to a public debate on the % of customers who’re bots.
“Let him show to the general public that Twitter has <5% pretend or spam every day customers!” he tweeted. He additionally posted a ballot asking different Twitter customers in the event that they assume “lower than 5% of Twitter every day customers are pretend/spam.”
Agrawal didn’t reply—publicly, not less than. As of mid-Saturday he hadn’t tweeted in two days.
On Saturday Musk additionally tweeted, in response to a different consumer, that his $44 billion deal to purchase the social media large ought to “proceed on authentic phrases” if the corporate supplies its methodology for sampling accounts and confirms them to be real.
“Nonetheless, if it seems that their SEC filings are materially false, then it shouldn’t,” he additionally stated.
Twitter is presently suing Musk, who argues that the social media platform solely checks 100 accounts a day when calculating the % of bots on the server, Bloomberg reports.
Twitter has responded by saying the notion that Musk and his group have been “hoodwinked” into signing the acquisition settlement is “as implausible and opposite to reality because it sounds,” based on Bloomberg.
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