It certainly felt like a whim or marijuana-infused trolling, but Elon Musk's tweet Tuesday morning about taking his now-publicly traded electric car company private is just how the Tesla CEO operates.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission has a social media policy in place to make sure companies don't mess with stocks or use social platforms to post information that can only be seen by a select few, like a private Facebook group or DM. But Elon Musk will always be Elon Musk — meaning he does what he wants. And even though Musk's tweet was unprecedented, it didn't technically break the rules. Read more...More about Twitter, Tesla, Elon Musk, Stock Market, and Tech