Elon Musk has said his Twitter deal is “temporarily on hold” due to spam and the company’s fake user accounts.
The billionaire tweeted: “Twitter deal temporarily on hold pending details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts represent less than 5% of users.”
Musk wants to buy Twitter but on his own terms. He is a genius and an inspiration to millions. But he is also an uncompromising troublemaker.
So do you have to be a bit of a bully to be successful in technology? Do you have to inflict abuse like Steve Jobs… to achieve things like Steve Jobs? Or can you be a good guy like a Collison and still make it to the top?
The Indo Daily BONUS: Why it pays to be a tech troublemaker
To discuss this, Irish independent tech publisher Adrian Weckler joins Conor Neill, the founder of six companies, the best known of which is Taxijet. He also has a degree in psychology and is a professor at one of the best business schools in the world, the Graduate School of Business at the University of Navarra, IESE. He is also president of Vistage in Spain, which describes itself as the world’s leading CEO organization.