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Elon Throws His Hat in the Ring

Elon Throws His Hat in the RingElon Musk is buying a 9.2% stake in Twitter worth $2.9 billion. The Tesla CEO purchased 73.5 million shares, according to a regulatory filing Monday.

Musk has been raising questions about the ability to communicate freely on Twitter, tweeting last month about free speech and the social media platform.

“Free speech is essential to a functioning democracy. Do you believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle?” he tweeted.

In a separate tweet, Musk said that he was “giving serious thought” to creating a new social media platform. Read more…

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