Behind the fake account issue cited by Elon Musk in pausing the Twitter deal

Elon Musk’s tweet says she planned it Twitter Inc. acquisition has been suspended. , highlighting questions about fake accounts, which have plagued social media platforms for years.

Mr. Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc. , in a tweet early Friday that his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter was “temporarily on hold with the pending account backing up details that spam/fake accounts already account for less than 5% of users.”

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