Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who tweeted several times a day, has been taking a break from Twitter for 9 days. Musk’s Twitter break is the longest in five years.
The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on the 1st that Musk did not tweet for nine days from June 21st to 30th. According to the WSJ, Musk’s “Twitter silence” is the longest in nearly five years since October 2017. Musk took a six-day hiatus from Twitter in January 2018, and also filtered out tweets for several days in January.
Not so long ago, Musk was the most active since joining Twitter. During the ten weeks before and after his Twitter takeover announcement, Musk was actively tweeting. Musk’s attempt to acquire Twitter became official on April 4, and Musk and Twitter signed a deal on April 25. Musk now claims that there are more fake Twitter accounts than the company’s official estimate, and has declared a temporary hold on Twitter’s takeover until confirmed. Twitter granted Musk access to relevant data and data
It’s not known why Musk took a long Twitter break. In the past, Musk said he would take a break from his Twitter activities, but came back after a day.
Meanwhile, around the 26th and 27th of last month, when Musk stopped tweeting, his followers surpassed 100 million. He set the record for being the sixth largest Twitter user with more than 100 million followers.