Elon Musk withdrew from the well-known $44 billion Twitter transaction, claiming that the microblogging service had not given him adequate information regarding the phoney accounts that were present on its platform. The website responded by suspending the Tesla man’s Twitter account in retaliation. Or at least that’s what a clever but false viral tweet circulated by the bluebird app suggests.
they suspended @eIonmusk fr??
— surya (@sdand) July 9, 2022
What’s the catch?
The suspended account has an uppercase I instead of the letter l.
As is the case in the online world, several fell for the prank, if you may call it one.
Those who paid a little more attention to the suspended account’s handle were quick to inform others.
how u do dis
— moose 🌱 (@asnared) July 9, 2022
“Mr. Musk is terminating the Merger Agreement because Twitter is in material breach of multiple provisions of that Agreement, appears to have made false and misleading representations upon which Mr. Musk relied when entering into the Merger Agreement, and is likely to suffer a Company Material Adverse Effect (as that term is defined in the Merger Agreement),” said the lawyers of the tech mogul in the SEC filing dated July 8, Sunday.