Paul Singer moving to fill Twitter’s Board of Directors with allies

Paul Singer moving to fill Twitter’s Board of Directors with allies

Elliott Management, owned by the billionaire Trump supporter Paul Singer, has purchased a large stake in Twitter in a bid to oust its chief executive Jack Dorsey for having banned political advertising on Twitter according to Bloomberg News. Meanwhile Twitter has opted out of a major technology conference due to concerns about COVID-19.

kelley
kelley
npc8472
npc8472 0 months

I'm interested to see where this goes. Are they going to force policy change and pull biased rules off the site?

Fawksie
Fawksie 0 months

absolutely hilarious

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 0 months

"It's a private business so they can do whatever they want" - Leftists before these news

porcus
porcus 0 months

This amuses me deeply to see Leftists getting a taste of their own. But I heard it was a billionaire Republican that did this, not a hedge fund.

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 0 months

I read that it was a conservative group not necessarily pro-Trump.

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 0 months

I don't want to see things "reversed" so much as get rid of the idea that some opinions are more valid than others. Eh, not "valid" but okay to say. The right words are eluding me right now. I want to see free discussion. I'd only stop with threats against others. And maybe doxing, but mostly because a family can be harmed due to the actions of an individual.

filchface
filchface 0 months

But he is so popular.

Jim Boi
Jim Boi 0 months

So a hedge fund in buying stocks and the only surprising thing is the hedge funder likes Trump. What makes this so news worthy?

Michael Hedderson
Michael Hedderson 0 months

I thought the original decision to ban all political advertising was very smart. Notice it was *all*. If the founder wants to make that decision and the board are happy with it then leave it be. Conservatives are rattled & annoyed by it because Twitter is, clearly, very much part of their strategy. Well, tough. Go found your own social media platform where you make the rules. This guy has a 4% stake, methinks he'll need to buy a hell of a lot more than that if he's gonna succeed in ousting the current management. 4% don't buy you shit.

Grand Ol Propaganda
Grand Ol Propaganda 0 months

Dorsey sure is talented. One of the best clarinet players in US history. He was king player at the height of lynching and segregation. That was when amerikkka was grate 🤣🤣🤣

Pat
Pat 0 months

ok but... bloomberg

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