Elon Musk says Twitter’s legal team told him he violated an NDA


Twitter (TWTR) Legal just called to complain about violating their NDA by revealing the bot verification sample size is 100!” tweeted Musk, chief executive of the electric car maker. You’re here (TSLA).
Musk tweeted on Friday that his $44 billion cash deal to take the company private was “temporarily suspended” pending data on the proportion of his fake accounts.

He said his team would test “a random sample of 100 followers” on Twitter to identify bots. His response to a question sparked the accusation from Twitter.

When one user asked Musk to “specify the process for filtering bot accounts,” he replied, “I chose 100 as the number of samples because that’s what Twitter uses to calculate <5% fake/spam/duplicate".

Musk tweeted in the early hours of Sunday that he had yet to see “any” analytics showing the social media company had less than 5% fake accounts.

He later said that “chances are it’s over 90% daily active users”.


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