Last few weeks, all eyes were on Elon Musk and his Twitter bid. The real-life Iron Man is inches away from being the sole owner of the microblogging platform ( 2+ billion users ) he calls the de facto ‘digital town square’. The Tesla chief had earlier lit into Twitter top brass over content moderation and curtailing free speech.
Musk has called spambots the 'single most annoying problem' plaguing Twitter. And as the boss man, his first order of business would be to crack down on spam bots and fake accounts.
Twitter has been Musk’s biggest PR vehicle saving him millions of dollars in ad spend for his companies. From trolling Bill Gates to manipulating Dogecoin prices, Musk's tweets are a clinic on marketing and have played a huge role in crafting his public image. Check out a few exhibits below:
Musk effect: The price of Dogecoin jumped 27 percent after the news of the deal broke.
Musk tweets: If you are a data scientist or an analyst, check out Elon Musk's Twitter dataset on Kaggle.
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