SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey endorsed Elon Musk’s buy of Twitter Monday night time in a collection of tweets. Musk reached a deal to purchase the social platform for $44 billion earlier Monday.
“Elon is the singular answer I belief,” Dorsey mentioned. “I belief his mission to increase the sunshine of consciousness. Elon’s aim of making a platform that us ‘maximally trusted and broadly inclusive’ is the fitting one.”
Musk, the CEO of Tesla and one of many world’s richest males, supplied to purchase all excellent shares of the corporate at $54.20 a share on April 14. He has mentioned that his acquisition of Twitter is a solution to defend free speech.
“Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the digital city sq. the place issues important to the way forward for humanity are debated,” he mentioned in an announcement on Monday.