After acquiring a nine percent stake in Twitter through a series of stock purchases this year, multi-billionaire libertarian entrepreneur Elon Musk is now the social media giant’s largest shareholder. That’s raising questions about how the controversial Tesla and SpaceX founder and self-described “free speech absolutist” could shape the platform. We’ll take up the issues.
How Could Elon Musk, Twitter's New Largest Shareholder, Influence the Platform?
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In this photo illustration, the official profile of Elon Musk on the social network Twitter. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Sarah Frier, tech reporter, Bloomberg; author, "No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram"
Reed Albergotti, tech reporter, Washington Post