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And then Elon Musk wasn’t buying Twitter. As tech stocks had a torrid week and their share prices slid, Musk tweeted last Friday that the deal was “temporarily on hold”.

His reason was “pending details supporting calculation that spam [or] accounts do indeed represent  [fewer] than 5% of users”. About two hours later, Musk tweeted: “Still committed to acquisition.”..

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