The richest man in the world, according to the ranking of “Forbes” magazine, offered Twitter for the sum of 44 billion dollars (41 billion euros) Monday, April 25, in order, he says, to protect freedom of expression on the social network. To try to understand what Elon Musk has in mind with this acquisition which worries many observers, “the Obs” plunged back into the course of the boss of Tesla and SpaceX.
Why Elon Musk buys Twitter: the underside of a 44 billion bet
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Born into a wealthy middle-class family in Pretoria, South Africa, Elon Musk grew up with his nose in the books. Solitaire, he created his first video game at the age of 12 before reselling the code for 500 dollars.
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From the gifted geek harassed by his classmates to the visionary and eccentric billionaire he has become, the life of Elon Musk has all the ingredients of a Hollywood script. We’ve summarized the key points in the video above.