But he failed to disclose that by this time he had already secured a sizable stake in Twitter, and is now being sued by other Twitter shareholders.

April 2022: Twitter offers Musk a board seat

After becoming the biggest shareholder in Twitter, the company offered him a board seat. Musk then floated new ideas for the platform, including adding an edit button, and turning Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters into a shelter for the unhoused.

He rejected the seat, and instead tried to buy the company.

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