What Are Twitter Bots and Why is Elon Musk Fighting Over Them?

Elon Musk and Twitter Inc. chief Parag Agrawal are butting heads over the way the social media giant handles so-called bots, stoking speculation Musk may try to lower the price or even walk away from his $44 billion offer for the company. Musk told a tech conference in Miami that fake users make up at least 20% of all Twitter accounts, possibly as high as 90%. Twitter disagrees. It reports that spam accounts make up less than 5% of total users, and Agrawal posted a long thread laying out his com

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