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Twitter's future uncertain as it faces messy breakup with Musk

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In Twitter's position, I would consciously uncouple from Musk in a no fault divorce, and simply go back to developing the platform.

The share price reduction isn't an issue. Shares go up and down. It happens. Having a stock value perceived to be overpriced is no benefit. Having a more realistic stock price, and Musk not owning the platform, isn't a bad outcome for Twitter.

Lawyers being lawyers, they will want to go for the billion, but that would come at the cost of a lot of negative publicity, a legal soap opera and vast legal fees.

Let it go, draw a line under it, and get on with developing Twitter. In the future, more small print to avoid this happening again.

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Gee,

It's almost as if being a born-on-3rd-base trust fund boy with the inability to suffer the consequences of his actions and 10 kids with at least 4 different women is not the kind of thing one would look for in the owner of a growing company in need of a steady hand.

What are the odds?

Take his billion dollar walk away fee and get away from him like the toxic ex.

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This guy is all smoke and mirrors.

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Musk, who also heads SpaceX, has accused the social media giant of "false and misleading representations" about the number of fake accounts on its platform.

Musk has used multiple launch failures at SpaceX to gather data and refine the process. Seems he could have done similarly with Twitter(though he may end up buying it anyway).

As Iain Banks showed in his Culture novels, technical innovation is an iterative process and can create wonders if there are superlative Minds in charge.

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Great! Shut it down and take (un)Truth Social with it.

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Mr. Elon no serious twitter buy. No long relation, one night stand. Get excite and leave in dark like photo.

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Welcome to MAGA-world Elon....

Where you're feted as hero, a savior, a patriot one day....

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/tucker-carlson-elon-musk-free-speech-twitter

Then tossed under the MAGA bus and labeled scum, a traitor, a "BS artist" the next....

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump-lashes-elon-musk-rotten-063941495.html

But hey, you're in good company....joining such former MAGA-elites as Mike Pence, Bill Barr, Mick Mulvaney, and Ivanka....

ROFL....

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I would consult the terms and condition including the legal covenants.

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1418091/000119312522120474/d310843ddefa14a.htm

Whoever, or to put it bluntly, the brigades/legion of lawyers advising Musk have an agenda in play, may I suggest Forcing down Twitter share price.

Will not go unnoticed by Twitter Institutional shareholders.

Gordon Gekko “Don't run when you lose, don't whine when it hurts"

I doubt this will ever see court room, both will settle.

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Twitter is close to its 52 week low. Maybe someone else will buy it soon...

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Twitter's future uncertain as it faces messy breakup with Musk

This marriage was neither one of reason, nor one of passion.

Funny that the breakup will be so messy, making you wonder what the heck that nonsense was all about???

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Oh my. Maybe he’s going to buy truth social instead. Maybe Frank, is that still a thing?

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Hilarious the pro-censorship Twitter fans on here are relived their platform can continue to brainwash the weak through censorship.

Also hilarious one of the biggest global leaders for progressive causes is so hated because he doesn’t follow the narrative.

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Also hilarious one of the biggest global leaders for progressive causes is so hated because he doesn’t follow the narrative.

He’s a pentagon shill. That’s not a narrative.

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He’s a pentagon shill.

So is anyone supporting NATO expansion and feeding weapons to Ukraine.

That’s not a narrative.

Totally missed the point it seems.

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Hilarious the pro-censorship Twitter fans on here are relived their platform can continue to brainwash the weak through censorship.

And Trump is livid because he was "played" by Musk - who not only failed to buy Twitter, but is now a Ron DeSantis fan.... Wonder what Tucker will say tonight after saying for past several weeks saying Musk was "God's gift" to conservatives....LOL....

Also hilarious one of the biggest global leaders for progressive causes is so hated because he doesn’t follow the narrative.

Progressives didn't call him a "BS artist" - your hero did....ROFL....

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/3551329-trump-elon-musk-another-bulls-artist/

MAGA-comedy gold....

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Progressives didn't call him a "BS artist" - your hero did....ROFL....

Of course Musk is a BS artist. Always has been, always will be.

Also super smart and super rich and bringing new tech to the world and new money to my pocket.

So based on that, who cares?

Why are you acting like its some new revelation?

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dagonToday  08:31 am JST

Musk, who also heads SpaceX, has accused the social media giant of "false and misleading representations" about the number of fake accounts on its platform.

Musk needs to stick to his SpaceX and quit trying to grab everything he sees. Nobody wants or needs another greedball like Donald Trump. And since Musk voiced the possibility of restoring Trump's Twitter acct., we certainly don't need that loudmouth terrorist stirring up hatred and crappy violence again.

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Of course Musk is a BS artist. Always has been, always will be. 

Also super smart and super rich and bringing new tech to the world and new money to my pocket.

So based on that, who cares?

But….freeedom?

Now he’s just a businessman playa?!

Oh my, what a shocker.

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So any comments on Musk or Twitter to get back in track?

what do you think about things that used to be deleted not being deleted right now?

No one getting banned for anything related to Biden corruption. nothing without obvious pornographic content getting deleted.

Is it temporary or is it a sign of the beginning of the end of the Twitter protection of the Bidens and liberals who commit crimes?

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So any comments on Musk or Twitter to get back in track?

what do you think about things that used to be deleted not being deleted right now?

No one getting banned for anything related to Biden corruption. nothing without obvious pornographic content getting deleted. 

Is it temporary or is it a sign of the beginning of the end of the Twitter protection of the Bidens and liberals who commit crimes?

I’ve told you several times.

It’s all in your mind. Twitter is as useless as ever. Nothing changed.

Some people got fooled into believing a rich businessman was looking out for them. Same old same old.

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nothing without obvious pornographic content getting deleted. 

Come on. You just 10 minutes ago posted:

“he is from Canada and it is an ignorant and offensive tweet, so who cares?”

You’re all over the place.

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I rest my case your honour.

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I dont think you realize the supposed winning play for Twitter (the company) is to.... force Elon to buy them at $54? you are going to force Elon Musk to buy Twitter, huh?

this isnt a "win" at all. as liberals lose the power of Twitter as a disinformation and censorship tool.

As soon as he is forced to buy it, the price of Twitter goes up to.....$54, then higher.

If he negotiates a lower price, even better.

I have the last 2 weeks of Tesla profits just waiting to buy 10,000 shares at $34.

thanks BS artist!

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Dems needs to get their operatives in the streets about something, ASAP, to change the narrative.

They seem to have lost control of Twitter.

I see multiple criminal acts and multiple financial crimes proven in documents and videos that are not being deleted this time.

Ok then, get your twitter legal documents in order, shuffle your digital papers and let us know when the hearings start.

Unless they all get deleted later and then you’ll have to start shuffling your ‘cover up’ papers.

Anyway you slice it, you have a lot to do. Get cracking!

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Progressives didn't call him a "BS artist" - your hero did....ROFL....

Of course Musk is a BS artist. Always has been, always will be.

So he's a BS artist - someone who cons people out of their money, who you can't believe, who lies constantly...

You talking about Trump or Musk?

Also super smart and super rich and bringing new tech to the world and new money to my pocket.

So based on that, who cares?

This guy cares....glad to see you disagree with him....

Musk's purchase of Twitter is the single biggest political development since Donald Trump's election in 2016. 

https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/tucker-carlson-elon-musk-tyrants-grieving

Looks like Tucker got played too....ROFL...

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but you misunderstand, Twitter is forcing him to buy it.

which means he will own it. so who got played when he owns Twitter, as promised?

So he's a BS artist - someone who cons people out of their money

No, he hasnt conned anyone out of any money. thats not what BS artist even means.

People have made fortunes from his companies, 4 generations of my family will still be spending Tesla profits alone.

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but you misunderstand, Twitter is forcing him to buy it. 

which means he will own it. so who got played when he owns Twitter, as promised?

No, you misunderstand and ignored the part where I said ‘Twitter is as useless as ever’

It’s a tool to keep simple minds busy. Enjoy.

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4 generations of my family will still be spending Tesla profits alone.

Lol sure.

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but you misunderstand, Twitter is forcing him to buy it.

which means he will own it. so who got played when he owns Twitter, as promised?

So he tried to buy it, then changed his mind and now doesn't want to buy it, but if Twitter forces him to buy it even though he doesn't want to, he's brilliant and not a BS artist?

MAGA-logic...

So he's a BS artist - someone who cons people out of their money

No, he hasnt conned anyone out of any money. thats not what BS artist even means.

HAHAHAHAHAHA...sounds like someone doesn't want to own what he said...

People have made fortunes from his companies, 4 generations of my family will still be spending Tesla profits alone.

And?

Bottomline - MAGA-world was over the top with their praise of Musk - he was "saving free speech", "giving voice to conservatives", he was "owning the Libs".....

Looks like the only ones owned were Trump and Tucker who were conned by a "BS artist"....

You'd think those two of anyone would recognize one of those....ROFL...

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Tesla stock price- 752.29 USD

+686.73 (1,047.48%) past 5 years

Yes, sure.

not even counting all the ups and downs where money was made too.

It was $640 just 2 weeks ago. how much is $110 profit x 5000 shares again? hmmm....mathematics.

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he's brilliant and not a BS artist?

nope, still a BS artist.

But a brilliant businessman and tech entrepreneur- who then also owns Twitter.

Bottomline - MAGA-world was over the top with their praise of Musk - he was "saving free speech", "giving voice to conservatives", he was "owning the Libs".....

Yes, that is happening right now, still ongoing without the purchase being finalized. will continue, even more so if he is "forced" to buy it.

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It was $640 just 2 weeks ago. how much is $110 profit x 5000 shares again? hmmm....mathematics.

Dunno. Depends how many great grandchildren you’ll have and the dollar value 100 years from now, according to you I mean;

“4 generations of my family will still be spending Tesla profits alone.”

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he's brilliant and not a BS artist?

nope, still a BS artist.

OK, he's full of BS....sounds like a perfect fit for MAGA-world....LOL...

But a brilliant businessman and tech entrepreneur- who then also owns Twitter.

But doesn't want it....

Bottomline - MAGA-world was over the top with their praise of Musk - he was "saving free speech", "giving voice to conservatives", he was "owning the Libs".....

Yes, that is happening right now, still ongoing without the purchase being finalized. will continue, even more so if he is "forced" to buy it.

But MAGA-world isn't saying that now.....

Former President Trump during an event in Alaska late Saturday called Tesla CEO Elon Musk a “bs artist” for supporting the former president’s opponents in 2016 and 2020. “He said the other day, ‘Oh, I’ve never voted for a Republican,’” Trump said at a rally. “I said, ‘I didn’t know that,’” Trump continued. “He told me he voted for me, so he’s another bs artist.”

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/3551329-trump-elon-musk-another-bulls-artist/

Someone is angry he got played...ROFL...

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Yes, that is happening right now, still ongoing without the purchase being finalized. will continue, even more so if he is "forced" to buy it.

I’ll deposit that one in the ‘let’s remind black about that later’ bank.

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