Elon Musk threatens to sue Microsoft over Twitter figures

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Twitter Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Elon Musk has threatened a lawsuit against Microsoft for allegedly gathering and using data from his social media company without permission.

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Musk disclosed this in a tweet, as he responded to the tech giant company’s plan to remove Twitter from its corporate advertising platform. He, however, did not offer any proof to back his claim.

“They trained illegally using Twitter data. Lawsuit time,” the multi-billionaire said in a tweet

The billionaire also declined to comment when approached by the BBC on Thursday.

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Earlier, the company said in a notice that its advertising platform would “no longer support Twitter” from Tuesday 25 April.

As a result, advertisement buyers would not be able to access their Twitter accounts through Microsoft’s social management tool.

“Other social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn will continue to be available,” Microsoft said.

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Twitter’s press email responded to a query with a customary poo emoji, according to BBC.

In a separate tweet, in the discussion about the social media platform’s data, Musk said he was “open to ideas

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