Do you want to know how to lose billions of dollars in less than three weeks? Then you might want to ask Elon Musk as his billionaire status is likely heading the way of the Dodo. The chaotic saga of Musk buying Twitter has been a short one, but it has not been short on drama. A drama that, ironically, began with a tweet.
Mr. Musk may have only just completed his acquisition of Twitter in October, but the story of this most epic of downfalls began in March. In that brief window of time, he has managed to cost hundreds of people their jobs, tanked the stock of a pharmaceutical company (as well as his own companies), and caused advertisers to flee the site in droves.
Here we are going to take a look at how the richest man in the world managed to make the poorest of decisions.