Elon Musk reaches agreement to acquire Twitter for about 44 billion dollars

Elon Musk has reached an agreement to buy Twitter for about 44 billion dollars (£34.5 billion), promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform. The outspoken Tesla CEO, who is also the world’s wealthiest person, has said he wanted to buy and privatise Twitter because he thinks it is not living up to its potential as a platform for free speech.

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