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Past articles by Abram:

Elon Musk And The Super Alluring Dream For A ‘Super App’

Musk wants Twitter to be more like Chinese platform WeChat, a common but unfulfilled dream among Silicon Valley moguls. → Read More

Twitter Called Elon Musk’s Bluff About Bots. It Could Backfire.

The company will reportedly give the billionaire access to a trove of data. It might not solve their dispute about spam. It might also lead to an entirely new fight. → Read More

Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal Has Become A Multibillion-Dollar Game Of Chicken

It doesn't matter whether the billionaire is actually right about bots on Twitter. He nonetheless probably has enough leverage now to force the company to renegotiate its sale price. → Read More

Twitter Will Keep An Elon Musk Ally On Its Board—Even Though Shareholders Rejected Him

Twitter investors rejected Egon Durban's reelection at an annual meeting this week. The company, in essence, says the high-profile financier is too valuable to lose. → Read More

Elon Musk Drops Margin Loan From Twitter Bid, Making It A Little Less Risky

The billionaire won't face the pressure of a margin call. But the move does raise questions about how he'll replace the funding amid a broad market downturn. → Read More

Snap’s Reduced Profit Forecast Sends Stock Plummeting 30%. What Tech Giant Is Next?

Snap shares sharply fell in a scenario that will likely impact many more tech companies over the coming months. → Read More

How The Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Elon Musk Could Affect His Twitter Deal

The harassment claims probably aren't enough to scuttle the transaction. Maybe they should be, though. → Read More

Twitter Changes Rules For ‘Crisis’ Content Amid Ukraine War, Musk Takeover

The company will limit more posts that violate its rules—the opposite of what perspective new owner Elon Musk says he wants the social network to do. → Read More

Three More Top Twitter Execs Depart Amid Musk Takeover Turmoil

Their exits reflect what is a tumultuous moment for the company, which is struggling to finish a deal to sell itself to Elon Musk. → Read More

Teens On Instagram Can Still Easily Access Illegal Drugs, New Research Shows

Despite some safety changes and growing political pressure, young Instagram users can quickly find drug-related content. → Read More

Musk Considered Launching His Own Social Network App Before Twitter Bid

In the end, Elon Musk decided to go with a buyout. → Read More

Musk Uses Poop Emoji Reply To Twitter Statement That External Bots Analysis Is Impossible

Parag Agrawal worked to tamp down confusion caused by an earlier tweet by Elon Musk about bots that also raised fresh questions about Musk's takeover of Twitter. → Read More

Amid Musk Takeover, Twitter Threw An Important Party In New York

Twitter took advantage of an annual gathering with New York ad executives to shore up confidence, a necessity for any sort of transformation to succeed. → Read More

Musk Adds Binance, Ellison, Prince Alwaleed And Others To $44 Billion Twitter Deal

Bringing in the new investors reduces the strain on Musk's fortune. → Read More

Will Elon’s Twitter Deal Die—And Why Doesn’t The Stock Price Match His $54.20 Offer?

Investors are less confident than they are usually about the deal, and their anxiety is hanging on Twitter's stock. → Read More

Twitter Discards Growth Forecast As It Contends With Musk Takeover

Twitter had set an ambitious roadmap for itself, which it now concedes is impossible to follow amid the billionaire's arrival. → Read More

Meta Shares Get Reprieve From Renewed User Growth At Facebook

The stock has lost half its value in a year over growth and revenue concerns. → Read More

No, Elon Musk’s Latest Critical Tweets Don’t Violate His New Twitter Deal

In the merger agreement to buy Twitter, Elon Musk agreed to some tiny limits around his use of Twitter. They don't stop him from voicing the type of complaints that went viral on Tuesday. → Read More

Twitter’s First-Quarter Earnings: So…Just How Bad Are They?

Before Elon Musk entered the picture, Wall Street had grown glum on Twitter and its growth goals. The sour mood likely contributed the Twitter board's decision to accept Musk's buyout. → Read More

Elon Musk’s ‘Free Speech’ Idea Could Nuke Twitter’s Vital Ads Business

Twitter runs on ad revenue. Musk intends to change that during a perilous time of mounting debt costs and elusive profits. → Read More