Elon Musk & Twitter: a definitive timeline

On October 27, 2022, entrepreneur and erstwhile richest man in the world, Elon Musk, made headlines by investing a staggering $44 billion of other people’s money to acquire Twitter. The popular micro-blogging social media platform has been struggling to turn a profit since 2019. In principle, I don’t believe anyone should own or run Twitter. It wants to be a public good at a protocol level, not a company. Solving for the problem of it being a company however, Elon is the singular solution I trust. I trust his mission to extend the light of consciousness.— jack (@jack) April 26, 2022 In celebration of the one-year anniversary of Twitter founder Jack Dorsey publicly endorsing Elon Musk’s initial takeover bid, we’ve decided to compile a definitive timeline of Elon Musk’s relationship with Twitter. Join us as we take a journey through the key moments that led to this significant milestone in the tech world. Where it all began Elon Musk created his Twitter account around June 2009 when he was roughly 38 years old. A Wayback Machine archive from August 1, 2009, provides a glimpse into the early days of his account, revealing the first 20 accounts he followed. Credit: Internet Archive Wayback Machine You can see see a mix of meme accounts, Star Trek actors, journalists, and a handful of others. A few of these accounts may have been among the recommended ones, but even at this early stage, we can already see Elon’s eclectic taste for curating his Twitter…Elon Musk & Twitter: a definitive timeline

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