Update: Elon Musk makes a bid to buy Twitter April 14, 2022

from World Business Report· ·

Tesla boss Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter, saying he is the right person to "unlock" the social media platform's "extraordinary potential". In a surprise announcement, Mr Musk said he would pay $54.20 a share for Twitter, valuing it at about $40bn. We get the details from the BBC's Michelle Fleury in New York, and further analysis from tech journalist Chris Stokel-Walker. And Chris Low explains how Twitter's share price moved today in reaction to the news.



Tesla boss Elon Musk has offered to buy Twitter, saying he is the right person to "unlock" the social media platform's "extraordinary potential". In a surprise announcement, Mr Musk said he would pay $54.20 a share for Twitter, valuing it at about $40bn. We get the details from the BBC's Michelle Fleury in New York, and further analysis from tech journalist Chris Stokel-Walker. And Chris Low explains how Twitter's share price moved today in reaction to the news.