What will Elon Musk do with Twitter?

Elon Musk
Elon Musk gestures during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard [File: Mike Blake/Reuters]

Elon Musk has more money than anyone else in the world. Sometimes it seems like the SpaceX and Tesla CEO has the most disruptive, influential companies, too. And this week, Musk reached a $44bn deal to bring something even more iconic under his ownership: Twitter. What could a billionaire want with a social media platform – and what could that mean for the rest of us?

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Alex Shephard (@alex_shephard), staff writer at The New Republic

This episode was produced by Negin Owliaei with Ruby Zaman, Amy Walters, Ney Alvarez, Alexandra Locke, and Malika Bilal. Alex Roldan is our sound designer. Aya Elmileik and Adam Abou-Gad are our engagement producers.

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Source: Al Jazeera