The Musk-Twitter Deal as Seen in Tweets

 Elon Musk may close his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter before the end of the week. The takeover has been one of the most unusual blockbuster transactions in recent memory, with months of twists and turns. The billionaire entrepreneur, who also runs Tesla and SpaceX and has nearly 110 million followers on Twitter, repeatedly took to the social-media platform to comment on the deal, at times voicing enthusiasm about its potential and at other times criticizing how the company has handled spam and fake accounts and other issues. 

Here’s how it played out on Twitter.