Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. has obtained a large stake in Twitter and is advocating for changes, including replacing CEO Jack Dorsey, according to media reports.


What kind of shake up would this create in the social media world? Twitter has long been the subject of angst and frustration by groups of users for the way they handle differing opinions on the platform.

Elliot Management is known to have been a major supporter of the Trump administration. Could this be an indirect move to try and shift the social media giant to be a more pronounced mouthpiece for the president and his loudest well-known supporters?

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According to the article, it’s currently not known how much of a stake Elliot Management has taken and who they plan on replacing Dorsey with.