Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, has admitted that he has a secret Instagram account that he uses for personal purposes. The revelation came during a podcast in which the Tesla chief talked about aliens, his Twitter acquisition deal, and other things. As the conversation turned to social media and its impact, Mr Musk said he had a secret Instagram account he used to click on links and content but added that he didn’t like it. this experience.
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“Instagram is the next level craving trap. I find myself taking a lot of selfies and selfies and I’m like ‘f**k man? Why am I doing this?” Then it’s a matter of getting more likes and selfies,” Musk said.
A short clip from the full podcast appeared on Twitter, and the accompanying tweet said Mr Musk had no followers on his secret Instagram account. But billionaires replied to tweets says he has 54 followers.
During the podcast, Mr. Musk said that he only uses Twitter to communicate with people and that it would be easier to just have one centralized outlet to make things more efficient. On Twitter, Mr. Musk has more than 102 million followers.
Failed Twitter deal
Months after switching to buying Twitter for $44 billion, the world’s richest man shelved the deal, accusing the microblogging platform of fraud. He said the social media platform misled him about key aspects of its business.
The Tesla boss has filed the claim while fighting a Twitter lawsuit that seeks to force him to close the deal he tried to rescind.
Musk argued in a court filing in Delaware that the number of users actually displaying ads on the platform is about 65 million less than the company’s 238 million.