Elon Musk says Twitter’s legal team has called him to complain he broke his non-disclosure agreement (NDA). Musk allegedly broke his NDA by revealing that his sample size while looking into the percentage of Twitter bots was 100.
"This actually happened,” Musk tweeted.
On Friday, Musk shared a tweet saying that his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter was on hold temporarily, linking to a Reuters article stating that by Twitter's estimates, fake accounts on the platform "comprise less than 5% of users." This per an SEC filing.
The Twitter deal is temporarily on hold pending details supporting the calculation that spam/fake accounts represent less than 5% of the platform’s users, he said on Saturday. He had also said that he still has every intention of acquiring the platform.
"To find out, my team will do a random sample of 100 followers of @twitter," he said.
"I invite others to repeat the same process and see what they discover …"
He said he picked 100 as the sample size number “because that is what Twitter uses to calculate "5% fake/spam/duplicate."
He also posted that he's "Still committed to acquisition."
Join and support independent free thinkers!
We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.
Remind me next month