In keeping with the report, Musk claimed that the precise worth of the social media platform was a lot decrease than the quantity he had initially agreed to pay.
Musk supplied to purchase Twitter for $44 billion earlier within the 12 months, however backed out of the deal in July.
The billionaire stated the choice to purchase the agency was based mostly on the belief that the corporate’s enterprise was in fine condition.
He went on to say that his investigation into the corporate’s valuation confirmed that the variety of bot accounts on the platform was larger than the official determine.
He stated Twitter intentionally misrepresented data to prop up its metrics.
Citing one more case of false data shared by Twitter, Musk’s workforce wrote that the corporate disclosed that “the platform has 238 million monetizable day by day lively customers, however these customers who really see adverts (and thus would moderately be thought-about ‘monetizable'”), O 65 million lower than Twitter represents.
Musk did not cease there. He and his workforce famous that the variety of Twitter customers that may be monetized for adverts is even smaller.
“In actuality, most adverts are proven to fewer than 16 million customers — a mere fraction of the 238 million,” Musk stated.
Feedback on Twitter
Twitter referred to as Musk’s countersuit his newest try to excuse his failure to dwell as much as his finish of their deal.
The corporate famous that they addressed his newest claims, which they referred to as dangerous, of their 127-page submitting.
In keeping with the corporate’s chairman, Bret Taylor, they’re totally ready to satisfy with him throughout their trial, which is scheduled to happen within the Delaware Court docket of Chancery.
“(Musk’s) claims are factually inaccurate, legally poor and commercially irrelevant. We look ahead to the trial within the Delaware Court docket of Chancery,” wrote Chairman Va tweet on Thursday.
The case between the 2 sides is scheduled to go to trial on October 17.