Elon Musk Finds Flaws in Twitter’s Algorithm and Suggests 3-Step Solution; Jack Dorsey responds

Elon Musk, who continued to send mixed messages about his $44 billion Twitter deal, has now offered a 3-step solution to avoid manipulation by the microblogging site.

Musk told Twitter users that they were manipulated by the algorithm and to correct their feed, they could follow three steps “Click the home button, tap the upper right corner of the screen, then click on the last tweet option”.

“Easy to come and go to see the difference,” he added.

Afterwards, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey responded to Musk, saying the feature was designed to save time when someone was away from the app. ATwitter feature allows the only latest tweet to users who haven’t checked tweets for a while.

Musk said he was putting his $44 billion cash deal “on hold” pending data on the proportion of fake Twitter accounts.

He said his team would test “a random sample of 100 followers” on Twitter to identify bots. His response to a question sparked the accusation from Twitter.

Musk tweeted that he “relyed on the accuracy of Twitter’s public records” in response to a follower who asked him why he hadn’t thought of that before offering to buy the company.

Under the terms of Musk’s Twitter contract, he has the right to ask the company for information about its operations after the deal is signed.

Later, Musk said Twitter’s legal department accused him of breaching a nondisclosure agreement by revealing that the sample size for the social media platform’s checks on automated users was 100.

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