Elon Musk is now Twitter's largest shareholder

"Oh hi lol," Musk, said in a tweet after becoming Twitter’s largest shareholder. 

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk  bought a 9.2% stake in Twitter, worth $2.8 billion.

Musk owns 73,486,938 shares of Twitter.

He made the massive purchase after slamming twitter’s approach to free speech.

Musk’s purchase caused shares to spike by 25% in premarket trade.

He started a poll asking Twitter users if they wanted an “edit” button.

Within 2 hours, over 1.1 million users voted with over 75% backing an edit option.

He also started a poll asking Twitter users if the platform allows users to speak freely.

Close to 70% of respondents said Twitter lacked a commitment to free speech.