Elon Musk to buy Twitter for $44 billion


FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures as he visits the construction site of Tesla's Gigafactory in Gruenheide near Berlin, Germany, August 13, 2021. Patrick Pleul/Pool via Reuters

(Reuters) - Elon Musk clinched a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion on Monday in a transaction that will shift control of the social media platform populated by millions of users and global leaders to the world's richest person.

(Reporting by Akash Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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