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Description: Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter for $54.20 a share, saying the social media company needs to be transformed privately, a little over a week after first revealing a 9.2% stake in the company. Musk’s offer values Twitter at about $43 billion.

Source: CNBC.com – video report

Date: Apr 14, 2022

Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/04/14/elon-musk-offers-to-buy-twitter-for-54point20-a-share-saying-it-needs-to-be-transformed-as-private-company.html

Questions for discussion:

  • Given Elon Musk’s comments about the firm’s potential, how would Twitter be changed by a decision to go private?
  • How would the social media competitive environment change in your opinion?
  • What would you advise competitors and entrepreneurs do in this potentially new landscape?

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