Elon Musk Snapped Up a 9.2% Stake in Twitter, Spurring Share Price Hike

The entrepreneur criticized the social network’s failure 'to adhere to free speech principles' just 12 days later

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Mega-entrepreneur Elon Musk and Twitter had a bit of history before Musk’s purchase of 9.2% of the company’s stock March 14.

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