- Elon Musk formally closed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter late Thursday evening.
- Donald Trump talked about the app is now “in sane hands” with the tech billionaire at its helm.
- The former president was fully suspended from Twitter in January 2021.
Former President Donald Trump on Friday celebrated Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, but talked about he plans to hold off the social media platform.
“I am very happy that Twitter is now in sane hands, and will no longer be run by Radical Left Lunatics and Maniacs that truly hate our country,” Trump wrote on his social media platform, Truth Social. “Twitter must now work hard to rid itself of all of the bots and fake accounts that have hurt it so badly. It will be much smaller, but better.”
Twitter permanently suspended Trump from its web page two days after the Capitol assault on January 6, 2021, citing the “risk of further incitement of violence.”
Since then, the former president has stayed energetic on social media by means of the platform he owns, Truth Social, and statements shared by his spokespeople on assorted platforms, along with Twitter. Trump moreover typically releases statements by means of his administration PAC, Save America.
Musk’s takeover of Twitter has sparked speculation that Trump’s account could also be reinstated. But even when so, the former president shut down the prospect of returning to Twitter.
“I am staying on Truth,” he knowledgeable Fox News Digital on Friday. “I like it better, I like the way it works, I like Elon, but I’m staying on Truth.”
Twitter and Musk formally closed on the billionaire’s $44 billion acquisition offer to take the agency private on Thursday. Musk now runs an entire of 5 firms.
“The bird is freed,” Musk tweeted late Thursday as he took over as chief govt.
Musk’s acquisition of Twitter follows a months-long legal battle between the social media agency and the billionaire, who tried backing out of the deal over claims regarding the number of inauthentic accounts on the app.
Immediately after shopping for the app, Musk ousted some of Twitter’s top executives along with CEO Parag Agrawal, Chief approved officer Vijaya Gadde, and customary counsel Sean Edgett, Insider beforehand reported.
Now, the question is what will happen to accounts such as Trump’s that have been suspended by the agency’s former administration.
This report has been up to date with Trump’s suggestions to carry on Truth Social.