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Twitter: Musk’s fake account claim ‘not supported’

28 Sep, 2022

During discovery for the upcoming trial, lawyers for Twitter say Musk’s review of Twitter’s accounts by his advisers do not back up his allegation that the number of fake users was “wildly higher” than 5% as he claimed when he said he was ending the Twitter takeover deal in July. Musk claimed Twitter had misled him, allowing him to walk away without penalty from the deal. The lawyer says that two documents created by the two data scientists employed by Musk estimated that the number of fake accounts on the platform at 5.3% and 11%.

None of these analyses so far as we can tell remotely supported what Mr. Musk told Twitter and told the world in the termination letter.

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