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Musk says ‘a few unresolved matters’ on Twitter deal

Musk has said he wanted to put the takeover “on hold” while he investigated how many of Twitter’s users are real people

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Elon Musk says Twitter’s lack of info on bots breaches merger deal

Last month, Elon Musk said he wouldn’t proceed with his $44bn takeover unless the social media giant can prove bots make up fewer than 5 per cent of users

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Musk boosts equity component of Twitter bid to $33.5bn

The Tesla chief executive is continuing to seek additional financing commitments to fund the $44bn deal

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Saudi Arabia buys $1.5bn stake in Prince Alwaleed’s firm

The Public Investment Fund acquired a 16.9 per cent stake in Kingdom Holding Company

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Elon Musk says Twitter must prove bot claims for $44bn deal to proceed

Musk shocked the market last week when he tweeted that his offer to buy Twitter was “temporarily on hold”

UAE leaders mourn passing of President Sheikh Khalifa

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away on May 13, at age 73

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Prince Alwaleed says Musk will be ‘excellent’ for Twitter

Prince Alwaleed, chairman of the board at Kingdom Holding Company, has now agreed to roll over his current investment

Twitter, Musk deal includes $1bn termination agreement

The billionaire entrepreneur is taking the 16-year-old company private for $54.20 a share

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk acquires Twitter for $44bn

Twitter will become a privately held company, upon completion of the transaction

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Twitter eyes deal with Musk as soon as Monday

Elon Musk is lining up partners for the acquisition and continues to speak to potential co-investors


Stripe teams up with Twitter in renewed crypto payments push

The company processed $640bn in payments in 2021

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Twitter board’s interest not aligned with holders, Musk says

Since making the offer, Musk has been actively posting on his Twitter account in what appears to be a social media campaign

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Key Twitter investor Prince Alwaleed rejects Elon Musk’s bid

Twitter’s shares fluctuated on Thursday as investors weighed news of the offer

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Elon Musk offers to buy 100% of Twitter

The billionaire said that ‘Twitter has extraordinary potential’

How trust in digital payments is priming social commerce for a major uplift

S-commerce has several other factors going in its favour

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Jack Dorsey’s first tweet offered for $48m on NFT marketplace

It is 16 times of what the owner paid for a year ago


Elon Musk poll may prompt a Twitter edit button, CEO hints

Musk revealed this week that he’s acquired a 9.2 per cent passive stake in Twitter

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Why Facebook and Twitter opened the door to NFTs

For NFT owners, the opening to social media presents an opportunity to add value to their holdings

Revealed: Top popular tweets in UAE in 2021

Hashtags, handles, tweets and emojis are all analysed in order to shed light on the stories that have led the public conversation over this year

The art of newsjacking

How the temporary outage on Facebook’s platforms was leveraged as a marketing opportunity by Twitter

Seven Elon Musk tweets that sent Tesla shares on a wild ride

There’s also the influence Musk wields in crypto markets

Five ways to find top trending content

Harnessing what’s trending is a powerful way to ramp up your digital marketing strategy

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Dubai’s Emirates expects flights from India to resume by July 7

The carrier confirmed the itinerary in response to customer queries on Twitter

Facebook says it will expand remote work to all employees

Facebook also is expanding the number of workers who are allowed to move to other countries

Women launch civil case following Twitter comments insulting Emiratis

Twitter opens applications for ‘blue-check’ verification

All applications will be reviewed by a human, and users can re-apply after a 30-day wait if they are denied

Boardroom connection: How aspiring directors can establish the initial contact

Here are some tested and proven tips for board aspirants

Generation Z: How should brands target and engage them?

What you need to know to ensure the future of your brand’s survival

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in October

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region

Amazon to let employees work from home through June 2021

The Seattle-based company had previously said workers could stay home until early 2021

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Social space: A roundup of all the GCC social media news in September

Fadi Khater, founder and managing partner of digital marketing agency Netizency, provides an overview of social media trends in the region