From freeing the blue bird to Trump memes, here's how twitteratti reacted to Elon Musk's Twitter purchase
The world's richest man, known for his innovative ideas, has investments in a wide range of industries, including space exploration, electric automobiles, and artificial intelligence. He's on his way to becoming the social media king with the acquisition of Twitter.
But how is twitterati reacting to this acquisition?
As soon as the news of Tesla CEO Elon Musk buying Twitter hit the internet, the microblogging site exploded in a whirlwind of memes and a frenzy of amusing tweets.
Musk, the eccentric and brilliant CEO who, by his own admission, is a strong believer in free speech, has bought Twitter after weeks of controversy.
The world's richest man, known for his innovative ideas, has investments in a wide range of industries, including space exploration, electric automobiles, and artificial intelligence. He's on his way to becoming the social media king.
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From memes to jokes to suggestions, here's how Twitterati are reacting to this acquisition:
Let's start with a tweet by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, and the response people gave to his tweet.
Interesting question. Did the Chinese government just gain a bit of leverage over the town square? https://t.co/jTiEnabP6T— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 25, 2022
And now let's move on to the people's reactions:
Suspended accounts coming back after Twitter takeover by Elon Musk pic.twitter.com/1tJD66El3i— Sagar (@sagarcasm) April 25, 2022
Elon Musk has finally set the blue bird free: pic.twitter.com/LXjzYCS2ZU— Mikey (@MikeDulaimi) April 25, 2022
Elon Musk paid $44 billion for Twitter.— Aman (@imboyaman) April 26, 2022
Me who downloaded it for free: pic.twitter.com/fMmep8hY16
Me showing Elon Musk how to download twitter for free on the App Store instead of spending $45 billion pic.twitter.com/HIVmJDPEhY— formu1a.fun (@formu1a_fun) April 26, 2022
Elon Musk should restore Donald Trump’s Twitter account, regardless of whether he plans to use it or not.— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) April 26, 2022
Free Speech on Twitter starts with righting previous wrongs.
Everyone is thinking that Elon Musk has bought Twitter for Donald Trump.. but the real reason is something else.. 😂😂🤣🤣#twittersold #ElonMusk #Twitter#Trump #ParagAgrawal#ElonMuskBuyTwitterpic.twitter.com/BJZ6tEdrU5— Tòxìç 🚫 (@m_k_s_1_1) April 26, 2022
Twitter independent board chair Bret Taylor said in a statement: "The Twitter Board conducted a thoughtful and comprehensive process to assess Elon's proposal with a deliberate focus on value, certainty, and financing."
Taylor hailed the deal as "the best path forward for Twitter's stockholders."