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Elon Musk is taking a break from Twitter ‘for a while’


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

02nd Feb, 2021. 08:21 pm
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World’s top most billionaire Elon Musk will be taking time from Twitter “for a while”, he announced on Twitter.

Elon Musk overtook Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world’s wealthiest person last month with a fortune estimated at $185 billion.

“Off Twitter for a while,” the Tesla and SpaceX founder told his 44.5 million followers on Twitter.

However, the reason for this decision is still unclear.

Earlier, He tweeted last week in support of a group of retail investors on website Reddit who had coordinated to buy shares in Gamestop, a struggling games company, pushing the chain’s share price up by more than 680%.

He had also added more than $100 billion to his net worth in 2020 had passed Bill Gates as the world’s second-richest person.

Musk’s year of dizzying ascents and jagged peaks hit a new apex as he overtook Bill Gates to grab the world’s second-richest ranking.

The founder of Tesla’s net worth soared $7.2bn on Mon to $127.9bn, driven by another surge in Tesla’s shares. Musk had added $100bn to his worth.

Furthermore, Musk was forced to step down as chairman of the Tesla’s board in 2018 after a serious run-in with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which accused him of misleading investors by tweeting about a possible withdrawal of Tesla from the stock exchange.

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