Signing out of account, Standby…
The billionaire reached the major benchmark despite not Tweeting for more than a week.
Even when he’s being uncharacteristically quiet, Elon Musk still manages to hit major milestones on Twitter.
The billionaire, who is currently in the midst of a bid to purchase the company for an estimated $44 billion, has finally surpassed 100 million followers on Twitter.
As of mid-Wednesday, Musk had around 100.2 million followers on the platform, despite having not Tweeted in over a week.
His last Tweet was on June 21, when, in typical cheeky Musk fashion, he posted a (presumably) photoshopped photo of a 7-Eleven gas station with the gas and diesel prices listed at $7.11.
Even though Musk has a hundred million followers, it is unclear how many are actually bots, something he has been vehemently against since he began his acquisition process earlier this year.
“I’ve also vowed this publicly that we have to get rid of the bots and trolls and the scams and everything, because that’s obviously diminishing the user experience, and we don’t want people getting tricked out of their money and that kind of thing,” Musk said during an interview at the Met Gala last month. “I’m definitely on the warpath, so if somebody’s operating a bot or troll on me then I’m definitely their enemy.”
The Tesla CEO has gone so far as to threaten to call off his bid for the purchase of the company after accusing Twitter execs (namely Twitter’s CEO Parag Agrawal) of not providing accurate information as to how many accounts on the platform are bots or spam accounts, though Agrawal has claimed the number is less than 5% of total users.
Currently, the most followed person on Twitter is former U.S. President Barack Obama, who has 132.1 million followers on the platform.
Twitter was down around 31% year over year as of Wednesday afternoon.
Tory Burch Built a Brand Around Empowering Women. Now Her Foundation Is Furthering Her Mission: ‘How Do We as a Company Have a Positive Impact on Humanity?’
This Founder Had to Play College Basketball in Men’s Shorts and Shoes, So She Launched an Athletic Clothing Company Named After the Now 50-Year-Old Title IX Act
Is Beyoncé’s ‘Break My Soul’ the Theme Song of the Great Resignation?
You’re Probably Falling for All of Amazon Prime Day’s Psychological Sales Tactics. A Marketing Professor Reveals Them — and How You Can Actually Get the Best Deal.
Comedian Paul Virzi: ‘If You’re Not Authentic, You Have Nothing’
Struggling to Come Up With Creative Ideas? Try Doing This.
Picking a Winning Emerging Brand Is How You Get Rich in Franchising. Here’s How to Spot One.
Daniel Mangena
Amanda Breen
Emily Rella
Subscribe to our Newsletter
The latest news, articles, and resources sent to your inbox.
I understand that the data I am submitting will be used to provide me with the above-described products and/or services and communications in connection therewith.
Read our privacy policy for more information.
Copyright © 2022 Entrepreneur Media, Inc. All rights reserved.

Entrepreneur® and its related marks are registered trademarks of Entrepreneur Media Inc.
Successfully copied link


Lascia un commento

Il tuo indirizzo email non sarà pubblicato. I campi obbligatori sono contrassegnati *