Twitter’s Elon Musk Problem

Elon Musk’s recent investment in Twitter has turned a high-profile and frequent user of the platform into the company’s largest stakeholder.

At first, the involvement of Mr. Musk, the C.E.O. of Tesla, was seen by the social media giant as a chance to gain a powerful ally. Instead, Twitter’s fate has suddenly become much harder to predict.


Mike Isaac, a technology correspondent for The New York Times.

Elon Musk made a major investment in Twitter in the last few weeks, amassing a private pile of stocks that made him the company’s largest stakeholder.
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