Elon Musk took to Twitter to take to Twitter and said his deal to buy the social media giant could still go through if the company provided more verification and transparency.
Tesla CEO tweeted early In response to a post by a user who identified himself as a “SpaceX fan” on Saturday: “If Twitter is just providing their method of sampling 100 accounts and how to confirm that those accounts are genuine, then the transaction should be on the original terms. However, if it turns out that their SEC filing is materially false, then it should not be done.”
He later added: “I am here to challenge @paraga to a public debate on Twitter bot percentage. Let him prove to the public that Twitter has
The latter tweet was aimed at Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.
Musk and Twitter have spent much of 2022 embroiled in negotiations, arguments and legal battles involving the SpaceX CEO’s $44 billion takeover of the platform.
The billionaire agreed to the deal, then terminated it, before being sued by Twitter to close it. He countersued, Twitter fired back, and Mr Musk’s Saturday tweet marked the latest development in the ongoing dispute.
Mr Musk also tweeted a poll to his 102.8 million Twitter followers asking for a vote on “less than 5% of everyday Twitter users are fake/spam” – giving them the option to ” Yes” or “Lmaooo No”.